Red-belted Polypore Fomitopsis pinicola (Swartz) P. A. Karsten  


Found solitary or in groups, mostly on live conifers, occasionally hardwoods.


Fruiting body: Variously colored top but typically reddish near margin; hard; concentrically furrowed; shelf or hoof-shaped; corky/woody. Pores: Creamy-white, bruise yellow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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A Red-belted Polypore (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Red-belted Polypore (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2010). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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