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Violet Toothed Polyphore

Trichaptum biforme

Description:

White brackets with violet border covering most of the trunk of a dead hardwood tree. violet teeth underneath.

Habitat:

Dead hardwood tree.

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2 Comments

tomk3886
tomk3886 a year ago

Thanks Brian 38. You set me on the right track. This is the only species I could find that looked like it. So I went back to the tree. I replaced the photo of the underside to show the actual color.

Brian38
Brian38 a year ago

Definitely a toothed fungus. Take a look at Spongipellis pachyodon as a possibility it develops on rotting hardwoods in eastern N.A.

tomk3886
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tomk3886

Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Spotted on Jan 11, 2021
Submitted on Jan 20, 2021

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