Flecked-flesh Polypore Phellinus igniarius (Linnaeus) QuĂ©let    Synonyms: Fomes igniarius.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Polyporaceae   >   Genus Phellinus   

Status:

Found solitary or scattered on living hardwood trunks or logs and stumps.

Description:

Fruiting body: Tan to black, finely hairy, often concentrically furrowed, may develop cracks in age, semicircular or hoof-shaped; flesh rust-brown. Pores: Tan/gray-brown, circular, tiny (4-5/mm); annual layer of tubes, oldest layers stuffed with white threads (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 45 records in the project database.

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Flecked-flesh Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (11/17/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Flecked-flesh Polypores in Howard Co., Maryland (2/28/2016). Identification by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Flecked-flesh Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (11/17/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Flecked-flesh Polypore in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/16/2020). (c) msoutherland, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by msoutherland via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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