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Hexagonal-pored Polypore

Neofavolus alveolaris


Two 5-6 cm wide, fan-shaped fungi with pale orange to white (swirled) upper surfaces and large, cream to pale orange hexagonal/honeycombed pores which are decurrent on short stems. Polyporus alveolaris is a saprobe which is often found on fallen hardwood branches from early summer through early winter.


Growing on a hardwood branch on the side of a shaded (North-facing) ridge in a dense, mixed hardwood forest in Northwest Georgia.

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Nice series. Your fungi are quite different to ours. :)

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Oct 29, 2017
Submitted on Oct 31, 2017

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