[Taxacom] Does anybody know this fungus?

Alfredo Vizzini alfredo.vizzini at unito.it
Thu Dec 10 09:26:54 CST 2009


It looks like a /Pycnoporellus

/Alfredo

Alfredo Vizzini
Università di Torino
Diaprtimento di Biologia Vegetale
Viale Mattioli 25
10125 Torino, Italia


Redhead, Scott wrote:
> It looks more like Pycnoporus sanguineus, but you should obtain a more reliable identification from someone who actually studies polypores from the tropics. 
>
> Scott 
>
> Scott A. Redhead, Ph.D. 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Richard Jensen
> Sent: Wednesday, December 09, 2009 3:26 PM
> To: Vinícius Antonio de Oliveira Dittrich
> Cc: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Does anybody know this fungus?
>
> My first thought is /Laetiporus (Polyporus) sulphureus/, what is often 
> called "chicken-of-the-woods" here. The genus is widespread, but I don't 
> know if it's found in Brazil.
>
> Richard Jensen, Professor
> Department of Biology
> Saint Mary's College
> Notre Dame, IN 46556
> Tel: 574-284-4674
>
>
>
> Vinícius Antonio de Oliveira Dittrich wrote:
>   
>>    Dear taxacomers,
>>
>>    Does anybody have any ideia about the identity of this fungus (
>> http://www.panoramio.com/photo/1811621)? The photo was taken in São Paulo
>> State, Southeastern Brazil, some two years ago.
>>    Thanks in advance,
>>    Vinícius
>>
>>   
>>     
>
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