[Mycology] Re: Can you identify my fungi?
dwheeler from ipns.com
(by dwheeler from ipns.com)
Wed Aug 22 00:07:03 EST 2007
On Jul 25, 11:59 am, Barbara & Don Logan <dlo... from alaska.net> wrote:
> Please view the images at :
> My daughter took these photos in May 2007 in Eagle River, Alaska.
> Have I correctly identified the reds as Microstoma protracta?
> What are the bracket fungi? I think they are on Birch; would that mean
> Birch Conk - Polyphores?
Pretty sure the last one on the stump is Coriolus versicolor (Turkey
tail fungus), which is often chewed like gum by the Chinese as a
substitute for aspirin. The fluted orange specimens could be a variety
of chanterelle, but I'd have to see the gills/ridges to be more
Daniel B. Wheeler
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