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

synonyms: Barna likacsosgomba, Polypore pied couleur de poix, Schwarzfussporling
Polyporus badius Mushroom
Ref No: 8787
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: over 15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Polyporus badius (Pers. ex S. F. Gray) Schur. syn. P. picipes Fr. Schwarzfussporling Barna likacsosgomba Polypore pied couleur de poix. Cap 520cm across, infundibuliform, often lopsided and lobed, viscid when fresh drying smooth and shiny, pallid grey-brown at first then chestnut, darker at the centre, very thin. Stem 2035 x 515mm, usually eccentric, black at least at the base. Taste bitter. Tubes 0.52.5mm long, white later cream, decurrent down the stem. Pores 47 per mm, circular, white to cream. Spores white, elongate-ellipsoid, 59 x 34um. Hyphal structure dimitic with generative and binding hyphae; generative hyphae lacking clamps. Habitat on dead or living deciduous trees. Season spring to autumn, annual. Occasional. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Zoran Tasovac (Canada) - 22 May 2014

Found near Ancaster, Ontario on 21st of May, 2014
Polyporus badius
Eric Hoyer (United States) - 21 August 2013

Found in southern Vermont on decomposed sugar maple.
Polyporus badius
Jane Volz (United States) - 14 August 2013

Polyporus badius? This was found up the Gunflint Trail in northern Minnesota and it looks so tasty but I guess it's inedible (I did eat a tiny bit and it was delicious fried in butter).
Polyporus badius
Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 30 August 2010

Na olszy szarej.Rezerwat Dolina Strzyzy Gdansk.Poland
Polyporus badius
Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 07 November 2008

Polyporus badius
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