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help with mushroom identification

Posted by armyofda12mnkeys 6b (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 5, 11 at 9:11

Hey all,
My co-worker wanted help identifying this mushroom so i uploaded some pics below.
She said its very hard ... Not sure what it is, but thought I'd post to gardenweb community to try and help us identify:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/7979944@N04/5904464779/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/7979944@N04/5905025092/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/7979944@N04/5905025366/

Thanks,
Ari


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RE: help with mushroom identification

Definitely a Ganoderma, a polypore mushroom, and if you are west of the Rockies it is most likely Ganoderma oregonense. These mushrooms have a red, lacquer-like appearance when young but the color fades in older specimens, like yours. Ron


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RE: help with mushroom identification

Hey Indian_Ron...
Thanks i was really curious about this mushroom...

Are you sure its that variety, i thought they feed on wood, but its growing on rocks.

-Ari


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RE: help with mushroom identification

yes, it's a ganoderma...for sure!


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