No Common Name Porodisculus pendulus (Schweinitz ex Fries) Murrill  Synonyms: Polyporus pendulus, Porodiscus pendulus.

Status:

Found in groups on bark of dead hardwoods, especially oak and hickory.

Description:

Cap: White/brown, leathery/rigid, semicircular, pendant. Stalk: White, powdery; attached at top and extends into cap. Pores: White to brown. Autumn is normal growing season, but may be found any time of year as fruiting bodies persist (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Porodisculus pendulus in Columbia, Maryland (5/1/2013). Identified by Lance Biechele, who notes, "...one of our smallest polypores. I've seen it only once here on the Delmarva." Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Porodisculus pendulus pores in Howard Co., Maryland (3/26/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Porodisculus pendulus in Howard Co., Maryland (3/26/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Porodisculus pendulus (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/25/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Porodisculus pendulus (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/25/2012). Photo by Grazina McClure. (MBP list)


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