Cinnamon Polypore Coltricia perennis (Linnaeus) Murrill  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups, sometimes fused; on ground, often under conifers.

Description:

Fruiting body: Brown/orange; concentrically zoned; velvety/felted; fibrous, tough; circular or irregular; depressed/funnel-shaped; often fused with adjacent specimens. Pores: Grayish/yellow/red-brown; stain brown; decurrent; angular. Similar-appearing C. cinnamomea does not have decurrent pores (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Cinnamon Polypore (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/18/2009). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Cinnamon Polypore (side view showing pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/18/2009). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Cinnamon Polypore growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/26/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Cinnamon Polypore growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/26/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Cinnamon Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (10/1/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of Cinnamon Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (10/1/2018). Ellipsoid, smooth, yellowish-brown. Measured 6.2-7.0 x 4.2-5.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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