Observation 8905: Stereum ostrea (Blume & T. Nees) Fr.

When: 2008-08-10

Collection location: Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: James V. Gallagher IV (lbjvg)

No specimen available

Found on rotting log in a mixed hardwood forest (mostly oaks).

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Recognized by sight: No pores on underside
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By: James V. Gallagher IV (lbjvg)
2008-08-11 02:34:23 CDT (-0400)

The log was encrusted with these. I nearly passed it by because it seemed mundane. But when I actually got up close and personal it was quite striking.

That first photo is amazing
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2008-08-10 23:07:55 CDT (-0400)


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