Observation 7435: Ganoderma P. Karst.

When: 2008-03-10

Collection location: Puerto Rico, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sovereign

Specimen available

Found growing off of a tree stump near Guanica, Puerto Rico. The type of tree is believed to be an Acacia.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:04:59 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Puerto Rico’ to ‘Puerto Rico, USA

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Recognized by sight: Classic “Reishi” looking stem with conk.

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Fuzzy photos
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-05-04 05:05:21 MDT (-0600)

The photos are too blurry to be sure, but Ganoderma seems likely. However, there are many species of tropical conks so I wouldn’t make any assumptions.

Created: 2008-05-04 00:26:57 MDT (-0600)
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