Thick-maze Oak Polypore Daedalea quercina (Linnaeus) Persoon    Synonyms: Oak Mazegill.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Fomitopsidaceae   >   Genus Daedalea   

Description:

Fruiting body: Color variable; often concentrically zoned; may be cracked in age; semi-circular; margin blunt and light. Pores: White to yellow-brown; usually elongated, smaller near margin; thick walls.

Compare to Thin-maze Flat Polypore (Daedalea confragosa).

Relationships:

Found solitary or in groups on decaying hardwoods, usually oaks. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 68 records in the project database.

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Thick-maze Oak Polypore (infertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (2/28/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (4/17/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (8/23/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Talbot Co., Maryland (4/27/2014). Identified by John Plischke. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Talbot Co., Maryland (4/27/2014). Identified by John Plischke. Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (2/28/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (2/28/2011). Photo shows fruiting bodies on oak stump. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Carroll Co., Maryland (12/28/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (2/28/2011). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (4/3/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (2/28/2011). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (4/3/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (2/28/2011). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/3/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Thick-maze Oak Polypore in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/3/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)


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