Sweet Knot Globifomes graveolens (Schweinitz) Murrill  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on trunks or logs of hardwoods, primarily oaks.

Description:

Fruiting body: Mass of small overlapping hoof-shaped caps rising from a common core; dull yellow-brown with tan petal-shaped margins; slightly velvety, radially wrinkled, leathery to rigid depending on age; each cap laterally fused. Pores: Purplish-gray to gray-brown (in age) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 12 records in the project database.

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Sweet Knot in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot (fruiting bodies, dorsal) in Howard Co., Maryland (1/15/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot (fruiting bodies, ventral) in Howard Co., Maryland (1/15/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot growing on a dead American Beech in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/28/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Sweet Knot (habitat) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/30/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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