Berkeley's Polypore Bondarzewia berkeleyi (Freis) Bondartsev & Singer  

Status:

Found solitary, scattered at the bases of hardwoods, usually oak.

Description:

Cap: White to gray or yellow-brown; fan-shaped, sometimes lobed; matted woolly to


nearly smooth; dry; may be radally wrinkled; margin blunt, wavy; flesh white; up to 25.5 cm (10") or larger. Pores: White to creamy-white;


angular; often torn or irregular. Stalk: Dingy yellow; roughened (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 10 records in the project database.

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Berkeley's Polypore (pore surface of fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/27/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Berkeley's Polypore (fruiting body, dorsal) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Berkeley's Polypore (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Berkeley's Polypore spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (7/27/2017). Nearly round, prominant ridges, brown; measured 12.0-13.2 X 6.1-6.7 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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