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Polyporus alveolaris.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Sugaras likacsosgomba
Polyporus alveolaris Mushroom
Ref No: 8785
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Polyporus alveolaris2 Mushroom
Ref No: 8786
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Polyporus alveolaris (DC ex Fr.) Bond. & Singer syn. Favolus alueolaris (DC ex Fr.) Qul. Fruit body annual; often with a short lateral stem. Cap 1-9cm across, semicircular to ovoid; pallid reddish yellow; scaly at first. Pores rather large (0.5-3mm across), hexagonal; white or dull creamy; decurrent down the stem. Tubes up to 5mm deep; whitish tan. Stem lateral, short or absent, about l0mm long; colored like the pores. Flesh white. Spores cylindrical, smooth, 9-11 x 3-3.5. Deposit white. Habitat on dead wood of deciduous trees. Found in Europe and throughout most of North America. Season May-August, sometimes later. Edible but tough.

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 15 October 2012

Polyporus alveolaris2
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 15 October 2012

Hungarian name, Sugaras likacsosgomba
Polyporus alveolaris2
Ana Gamissans (Spain) - 10 September 2012

Can I classify this mushroom as a polyporus alveolaris
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Slobodan Nikolic (Yugoslavia) - 24 July 2011

Polyporus alveolaris2
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