Yellow-red Gill Polypore Gloeophyllum sepiarium (Wulfen) P. A. Karsten  Synonyms: Rusty Gilled Polypore.

Status:

Found solitary, in groups, or in rosettes on decaying wood (usually conifers).

Description:

Fruiting body: Yellow-red to reddish-brown with white/light yellow margin; irregular, wavy; zoned; dorsal surface covered with short, stiff hairs giving a matted or felted feel; fan-shaped; flesh yellow to rusty brown. Pores: Golden to rusty-brown; gill-like to labyrinthine (often both), sometimes with elongated pores (J. Solem, pers. comm.). Flesh turns black with application of KOH (L. Biechele, pers. comm.).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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Yellow-red Gill Polypore in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/14/2019). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Yellow-red Gill Polypore on dead conifer log in Worcester Co., Maryland (1/12/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Yellow-red Gill Polypore in Prince George's Co., Maryland (12/9/2018). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Yellow-red Gill Polypore (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/9/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-red Gill Polypore (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/9/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-red Gill Polypore in Prince George's Co., Maryland (12/9/2018). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)


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