Observation 84110: Lichen P. Micheli

When: 2011-08-14

Collection location: Wildcat Mountain State Park, Vernon Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

No specimen available

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Hypoxylon?
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2011-12-04 12:12:36 EST (-0500)

Unfortunately, I didn’t realise right away how dark it was there and didn’t set correct settings on my camera, resulting in blurry images, even though I used macro light.
First I thought it was a lichen, but now I lean towards fungus. It could be some kind of hypoxylon-like crust (or phellinus?), but the host is a fairly young and healthy tree. I feel I’ll have to find those trees and re-examine the fungus (lichen?) at some point, and make better photos.

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