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Unknown fungus


Woods of the Poconos near farmland.

No species ID suggestions


AlexKonig 6 years ago

hi carol, i found something, it looks for me much like a member from the family "inonotus". i wanted to say look for some local species . here some links ( )-->(the funny thing is: was searching in my books, canot send you the book therefore have i to look at the internet, found something, AND there is exactly the picture i had in the book [the i-sites has taken the pictures from the autor of the book i have !!lol? ] ), ( ), ( ), ( ), good luck further. :)

AlexKonig 6 years ago

btw- better is polypore (it has pores beneath), shelf-fungus can aslo point to "pleurotes {oyster} " which have gills

AlexKonig 6 years ago

neither, i hope you haven't cook him yet. :) will look the next hours, now i have some own postings to do. till later .

CarolSnowMilne 6 years ago

Either chicken of the woods or hen of the woods fungus. Unsure. A type of shelf fungus. HELP?

CarolSnowMilne 6 years ago

Thanks so much, it might be Hen of the Woods. Fungi is so difficult to identify.

pshea99 6 years ago


Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 41.03, Long: -75.67

Spotted on Mar 8, 2012
Submitted on Mar 8, 2012

Spotted for mission

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