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Polyporus leptocephalus

Polyporus leptocephalus




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10 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

yes Argy Bee, the first ones were with flash. Added another one taken without flash. The last one # 6. Stem is definitely darker. Can understand the name P. elegans. i think it is a very elegant fungi!! And it's on wood...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

I like the look of it Pam. Do you remember using flash as sometimes it has serious effects on black. Also known as P.varius and P.elegans. Variability seems within reason. I presume it's on timber. Nice job.

I guess it could be leptocephalus but I don't know. Personally I'm only going off photos I've seen on google and my field guide where the stem of P. leptocephalus has more of an abruptly black foot than the one you've found. It seems to be more jet black than the one you've found as well. I'd be interested to see the discussion on mushroom observer since I've found some similar spottings myself!

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

Hi rattie, I got a different ID for this fungi from mushroom observer. What do you think? Polyporus leptocephalus...

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks Sachin...

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks Argy Bee and Sachin...

Maybe it's a small Polyporus durus (Bay polypore)?

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

nice series,

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Wow! Some special shots there and a great looking fungus. I am keen to find out what this one is.

pamsai
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pamsai

Lat: 49.35, Long: -123.03

Spotted on Sep 23, 2012
Submitted on Sep 25, 2012

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