Observation 80080: Heterobasidion occidentale Otrosina & Garbel.

When: 2011-10-19

Collection location: Hamlin Park West woods, Shoreline, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tim Sage (NMNR)

No specimen available

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-31% (2)
Recognized by sight
92% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: On Doug-fir
Used references: Otrosina, William J. and Matteo Garbelotto. 2010. Heterobasidion occidentale sp. nov. and Heterobasidion irregulare nom. nov.: A disposition of North American Heterobasidion biological species. Fungal Biology 114: 16-25.

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Very likely to be Douglas Fir
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2011-10-19 22:30:33 PDT (-0700)


Do you have a key or a link to more info? Thanks!

Tree type?
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-10-19 19:33:34 PDT (-0700)

Heterobasidion annosum has been split up and does not occur in the West. Do you know what type of tree it was on? The species of tree can lead to an ID.

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