No Common Name Abortiporus biennis (Bull.)  Synonyms: Abortiporus distortus.

Description:

Two forms. The distorted form (see Richard Orr's July 2016 photos) is the more common. It lacks a defined cap and stalk; pores cover the entire surface and may discolor pink to red-bown. Flesh: White, tough, may exude a pinkish juice when squeezed (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

On hardwoods or on ground from roots.

There are 6 records in the project database.

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The distorted form of Abortiporus biennis in Howard Co., Maryland (6/24/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

The growth of the distorted form of Abortiporus biennis in Howard Co., Maryland (7/6-16/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Abortiporus biennis in Howard Co., Maryland (8/12/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Abortiporus biennisat three months old and still producing spores in Howard Co., Maryland (10/4/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Chlamiospores of Abortiporus biennis in Howard Co., Maryland (7/18/2016). Thick-walled, nearly round with bulge/broken part of stalk, hyaline; measured 6.6-9.0 X 5.4-9.0 microns Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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