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Recent observations

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What

hexagonal-pored polypore Polyporus alveolaris

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

April 17, 2015 04:13 PM EDT

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Observer

andyk

Date

April 13, 2015 02:56 PM CDT

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Square

Observer

lg_price

Date

April 11, 2015 03:09 PM CDT

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Observer

codfish

Date

April 11, 2015

Description

Leathery polypore with a red-brown cap surface and cream pored undersurface, 8 cm diam. x 7 cm height. Cap surface "smooth" but like very fine sandpaper. Microscopically the cap terminal cells are distinctive. Stipe not clearly differentiated, short with some red-brown colour, attached to the wood substrate by expanded basal pad. On small fallen branch in remnant mature coastal broadleaf forest.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lichenlady

Date

April 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dryad's Saddle Polyporus squamosus

Observer

milopyne

Date

April 11, 2015 09:31 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

hexagonal-pored polypore Polyporus alveolaris

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

April 5, 2015 01:45 PM CDT

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Observer

andyk

Date

April 2, 2015 02:47 PM CDT

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Observer

jblinde

Date

March 28, 2015 03:35 PM CDT

Description

Dozens of these mushrooms were located on one fallen tree, located over a intermittently wet old riverbed. It appeared the fungi were all the same kind in different stages of the life cycle.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Specimen produced a white spore print.

Fungus gathered with a permit from the refuge headquarters.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Polyporus mori Polyporus alveolaris

Observer

lichenlady

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Cap color is bleached...usually pale brown-orange....pores diamond shaped

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

March 25, 2015 03:01 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.