Bay-brown Polypore Picipes badius I.V. Zmitrovich & A.E. Kovalenko  Synonyms: Polyporus badius.

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on decaying hardwoods.

Description:

From light brown to dark red-brown with dark center when young; smooth, dull or shiny; circular/irregular; typically funnel-shaped to slightly depressed; margin paler than rest of body, inrolled when young, wavy or lobed in age; flesh white, tough. Pores: White to pale buff; decurrent. Stalk: May be red-brown above, black below--or not; equal or tapers down, may be swollen at point of attachment (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 7 records in the project database.

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Bay-brown Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (6/17/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Bay-brown Polypore (old fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/21/2009). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Bay-brown Polypore (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/21/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Bay-brown Polypore (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/12/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Bay-brown Polypore (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/12/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Bay-brown Polypore (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Bay-brown Polypore specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2014). Cylindrical, smooth, hyaline; measured 6.4-70 X 3.0-3.4 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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