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When: 2012-06-19

Collection location: Kyustendil, Bulgaria [Click for map]

Who: Rossen Aleksov (rioskata)

No specimen available

Any idea of what species is it.


Thanks a lot. Upload pictures and better resolution
Thanks a lot. Upload pictures and better resolution

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Recognized by sight: on pine stump? yellowish pores on the underside with a touch of grey? How big?
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By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-06-19 20:02:39 EEST (+0300)

ID is then correct. This fuzzy appearance I have already seen with this species. If it has to grow through obstacles, if it is too dry, there are a few different reasons for that “shaggy mane” in Polypores.

Sounds like a fit
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-06-19 11:49:03 EEST (+0300)

for P. schweinitzii, but what a wig it’s got on. never seen that before.

nice find!

By: Rossen Aleksov (rioskata)
2012-06-19 11:43:41 EEST (+0300)

At the base of a living pine. Stem about 10 cm high,cap about 12 cm

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-06-19 11:40:48 EEST (+0300)

how was this growing? was it at the base of a tree? what is the approximate size?

re: Gerhardt
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-06-19 10:34:53 EEST (+0300)

as strange as the upper pileal surface looks, I think I see characteristic P. schweinitzii dark purple bruising underneath. look at the top left. perhaps you’re right.

Hi Roseen
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-06-19 10:33:50 EEST (+0300)

Welcome to Mushroom Observer!

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