Under mostly pine.
centrally based stalk
pileus ~3" diameter
stipe ~1" tall
growing on conifer roots
Mary observed a troop of Polyporus badius during the BioBlitz Bat Walk. Observed near the nature trail on the Cranbrook Campus.
Mary observed a dryad's saddle during the BioBlitz Bat Walk. Observed near the nature trail on the Cranbrook Campus.
Polyporus is a genus of fungi in the Polyporaceae family. It is a genus used for the production of single cell proteins, sources of mixed protein extracted from pure or mixed cultures of algae, yeasts, fungi or bacteria (grown on agricultural wastes) used as a substitute for protein-rich foods, in human and animal feeds.