Old Man of the Woods

Strobilomyces floccopus

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Strobilomyces strobilaceus, also called Strobilomyces floccopus and commonly known as old man of the woods, is a species of fungus in the family Boletaceae. It is native to Europe and North America. Fruit bodies are characterized by very soft dark grey to black pyramidal and overlapping scales on the cap surface.

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  1. (c) David Gorrill, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/55882914@N07/5175018150
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strobilomyces_floccopus

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