Observation 84145: Polyporales sensu lato

When: 2011-07-24

Collection location: Blue Mound State Park, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

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Will have more
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2011-12-07 19:49:51 CST (-0500)

I have some crusts and less-known polypores posted here – many go unidentified for years (or identified only tentatively), so it’s hard to add any info on them since nobody knows what they are. Also, few of them produce any spore prints, and I don’t know the reason for that. I’ll be posting few more from this season, and I also have some I identified (I think) from the past – maybe I should post those too so people can compare notes, and challenge my IDs if they feel like it.

By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2011-12-07 11:37:43 CST (-0500)

is my go to source. Lots of information on crusts of all kinds.

By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-12-07 11:31:09 CST (-0500)

That is all too true. I think in the guides once they get past gilled and boletus mushrooms, they have a little room for ascos, and then a few truffle-like mushrooms, and then they give up. You have to be a crusty guy to appreciate these. But since you seem to like them, and maybe care a bit, then you should start to fix that. Start posting more crusts here, and try to include more info if you can. After a while you can point people to the info, and there will then be more info about crusts on the web for others.

Too little info available
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2011-12-06 23:00:45 CST (-0500)

Whether Antrodia or Schizopora, this whole group includes some of my favorite mushrooms, and is very poorly represented in guides or online. Being large and picturesque, I wonder why these fungi are being blackballed and don’t get their fair share in publications.

Also try…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-12-05 23:45:24 CST (-0500)

Also maybe, Schizopora :


Just another idea, there are probably quite a few more…

Looks like it may be something like
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2011-12-05 20:23:32 CST (-0500)


No flash
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2011-12-05 17:40:20 CST (-0500)

No flash was used to take this image, just a (fairly small and weak) macro light (its effect seen at the bottom of the second photo).

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