Blackfoot Polypore Cerioporus varius (Persoon) I.V. Zmitrovich & A.E. Kovalenko  Synonyms: Polyporus varius.

Status:

Found scattered on dead branches and twigs of hardwoods.

Description:

Fruiting body: Cinnamon-buff to white (in age); dry, smooth; circular to kidney-shaped; flat to concave; flesh white to pale brown; sweet odor. Pores: White/yellowish; red-brown in age; tubes descend stalk. Stalk: Usually upper portion tan, varying parts of lower stalk black; smooth or fine hairs; central or lateral (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 156 records in the project database.

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Blackfoot Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/6/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Blackfoot Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/5/2019). Determined by Joe Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Blackfoot Polypore (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/24/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blackfoot Polypore (pores and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/24/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blackfoot Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (7/5/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blackfoot Polypore growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/23/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Blackfoot Polypore growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/23/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores of Blackfoot Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2014). Cylindrical; measured 7.8-10.7 X 2.4-3.5 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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