Purplepore Bracket Trichaptum abietinum (Persoon ex J.F. Gmelin) Ryvarden    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Polyporaceae   >   Genus Trichaptum   

Description:

Bands of gray / whitish-gray, semicircular, thin fruiting bodies covered with soft white hairs. Violet / purplish tooth-like fertile surface, bleaching in age (J. Solem, pers. comm.). Compare Trichaptum biforme.

Relationships:

This species is only found on coniferous wood (L. Biechele, pers. comm.).

There are 28 records in the project database.

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Purplepore Bracket (infertile surface of old fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/13/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Purplepore Bracket (fertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/23/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Purplepore Bracket on Loblolly Pine in Wicomico Co., Maryland (2/14/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)


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