Sweet Knot Globifomes graveolens (Schweinitz) Murrill    Synonyms: Fomes graveolens, Polyporus graveolens.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Polyporaceae   >   Genus Globifomes   

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on trunks or logs of hardwoods, primarily oaks.

Description:

Fruiting body: Mass of small overlapping hoof-shaped caps rising from a common core; dull yellow-brown with tan petal-shaped margins; slightly velvety, radially wrinkled, leathery to rigid depending on age; each cap laterally fused. Pores: Purplish-gray to gray-brown (in age) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 26 records in the project database.

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Sweet Knot in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot (fruiting bodies, dorsal) in Howard Co., Maryland (1/15/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Harford Co., Maryland (11/21/2020). (c) crazy4gsp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by crazy4gsp via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Harford Co., Maryland (11/21/2020). (c) crazy4gsp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by crazy4gsp via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot (fruiting bodies, ventral) in Howard Co., Maryland (1/15/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (1/17/2021). (c) dansmall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot growing on a dead American Beech in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/28/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/2/2019). (c) Ryan Patrick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by biglaughinggym via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/17/2020). (c) Sabrina, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by sabrinapurtee via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/17/2020). (c) Sabrina, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by sabrinapurtee via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/20/2021). (c) dansmall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Prince George's Co., Maryland (1/11/2020). (c) Lily Fountain, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Lily Fountain via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Harford Co., Maryland (11/21/2020). (c) crazy4gsp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by crazy4gsp via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Howard Co., Maryland (1/14/2013). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot (habitat) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/30/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/22/2020). (c) dangitmimi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by dangitmimi via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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