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.
Specimen produced a white spore print.
Fungus gathered with a permit from the refuge headquarters.
Cap color is bleached...usually pale brown-orange....pores diamond shaped
Found detached. Excentric stipe . Very small pores.
1" x 1" The third photo is of another mushroom, but I think they're the same kind
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.