Dye Polypore Phaeolus schweinitzii (Fries) Patouillard    Synonyms: Polyporus schweinitzii.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Laetiporaceae   >   Genus Phaeolus   

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Causes a severe brown rot on pine trees. Used to provide many rich dye colors, including browns, yellows, greens, and gold, depending on the mordant used. (L. Biechele, pers. comm.)

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A Dye Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (6/17/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Dye Polypore in Harford Co., Maryland (9/1/2019). (c) samanthaeff, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by samanthaeff via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Dye Polypore in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/16/2018). (c) Nelson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Nelson via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Dye Polypore in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/17/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Dye Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/28/2018). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Dye Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/28/2018). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Dye Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (6/1/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Dye Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (6/1/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Dye Polypore in Caroline Co., Maryland (10/13/2015). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Dye Polypore on Eastern White Pine in Cecil Co., Maryland (10/7/2015). Photo by Chris Starling. (MBP list)

Spores of Dye Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (6/1/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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