Observation 68673: Ganoderma tsugae Murrill

When: 2011-06-05

Collection location: Rickett’s Glen SP, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

About a week ago I observed many newly emerging G. tsugae at Rickett’s Glen SP. Went back today and saw not a single mature specimen. They have apparently all been eaten by the beetles seen in the thumbnail photo. Other photo shows white remains of stipe bases on a hemlock where I spocifically know there had been several Ganodermas.



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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-06-06 10:27:53 -05 (-0500)

pleasing fungus beetle

Thanks Noah.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2011-06-06 06:53:21 -05 (-0500)

I’m thinking “heros”, based upon the shape of the black part just behind the head.

the beetles
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-06-05 22:55:43 -05 (-0500)

look like Megalodacne fasciata or M. heros They love the young Ganoderma.

Created: 2011-06-05 22:28:07 -05 (-0500)
Last modified: 2011-06-11 22:01:12 -05 (-0500)
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