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Agarikon Polypore Mushroom

Fomitopsis officinalis

Description:

Looking sculptural, often high on conifers in PNW (reported in NY)

Habitat:

on conifer wood

Notes:

Important medicinal and cultural mushroom

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2 Comments

WendyMonroeCostello
WendyMonroeCostello 10 years ago

WHOA. That is incredible! I also thought it was some kind of beehive!

Yasser
Yasser 10 years ago

Wow, what a fascinating mushroom. It looks part beehive and part hand-carved vessel.

garylincoff
Spotted by
garylincoff

Edmonds, Washington, USA

Spotted on Oct 10, 2008
Submitted on Feb 28, 2011

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