Milk-white Toothed Polypore Irpex lacteus (Fries) Fries    Synonyms: Irpex sinuosus, Irpex tulipiferae, Polyporus tulipiferus, Poria tulipiferae.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Irpicaceae   >   Genus Irpex   

Description:

Beware look-alike species, some of which are not readily identifiable. This species may become gray/dirty white/tan in old age, but never dark brown. The fertile surface may become weathered, but probably doesn't break up into wide, broken-toothed projections. (J. & R. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 379 records in the project database.

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Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (12/30/2015). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (5/3/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (11/21/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/30/2021). (c) wearethechampignons, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by wearethechampignons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/27/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/10/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/22/2020). (c) epic2112, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by epic2112 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore growing in Howard Co., Maryland (2/23/2020). Verified by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/6/2020). (c) Ashley M Bradford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/26/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/19/2017). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore growing in Howard Co., Maryland (7/26/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Spores of Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/17/2020). (c) Jenny Glenn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jenny Glenn via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2015). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (1/6/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Washington Co., Maryland (9/25/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/3/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Frederick Co., Maryland (12/25/2018). (c) Mark Apgar, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Mark Apgar via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Frederick Co., Maryland (12/25/2018). (c) Mark Apgar, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Mark Apgar via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (3/20/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/20/2020). (c) vwiest, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by vwiest via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Washington Co., Maryland (2/8/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Milk-white Toothed Polypore in Calvert Co., Maryland (12/20/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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