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Smoky Polypore

Bjerkandera Adusta (Polyporus Adustus)


Identification: Clusters, small, white to grayish, velvety caps, pore surface gray to black Season of fruiting: Spring-fall Ecosystem function: White sapwood rot of dead hardwood trees Edibility: Inedible Fungal note: Fruit bodies can revive after long periods of drought. Pores of fruit body are very small (5-7 pores per millimeter).

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Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 12, 2009
Submitted on Jul 8, 2013

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