Fungi Found 5/20/99
kcb at efn.org
Mon May 31 23:00:57 EST 1999
Sorry about the inconvenience and confusion about the Cryptoporous. As it
turns out upon a return visit, the culprit was enjoying the taste of Abies
amabalis. So it seems the beetles diet does include Silver Firs in
Oregon. And if I ever do see them on a hemlock, Dan you are the first to
hear about it. Also I will check foliage before reporting. -kc
E-mail kc <kcb at efn.org>
"Beady, beady, beady, whats up buck?"
On 29 May 1999 truffler1635 at my-deja.com wrote:
> In article <0476b1353181959CPIMSSMTPU07 at email.msn.com>,
> "Scott Mcphee" <hyphae at email.msn.com> wrote:
> > truffler1635 at my-dejanews.com wrote in message
> > >I was especially interested to learn of Cryptoporus on hemlock. I have
> > >come across this interesting beetle-spread fungus before, but almost
> > >exclusively on true fir. Hmmm. Maybe that's a good way to control true
> > >firs in Ponderosa pine stands...
> > Hey Dan,
> > Good idea, but I have had almost the complete opposite experience with
> > Cryptoporus. I most often see it on pine, and rarely see it on Doug and true
> > fir (though I rarely see true firs!).
> Rats! Bummer. Another good idea shot down from first-hand experience.
> Thanks for letting me know Scott. I guess it's back to selective
> Daniel B. Wheeler
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