Albatrellus caeruleoporus identification

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Albatrellus caeruleoporus (Pk.) Pouz. Fruit body annual. Cap up to 6cm wide, one or several growing from a branched base, circular, with an acute or rounded margin; indigo to blue-gray, becoming grayish brown or orange-brown in age; smooth to slightly rough and scaly. Tubes up to 3mm deep; indigo becoming reddish orange. Pores 2-3 per mm, angular; surface gray to blue, becoming grayish brown to bright reddish orange when dry. Stem up to 75 x 25mm, central or off center; indigo, discoloring with age; smooth to slightly pitted. Flesh up to l0mm thick, firm when dry; cream-colored to pale buff. Odor slight. Taste mild, pleasant. Spores ovoid to subglobose, smooth, 4-6 x 3-5-. Deposit white. Hyphal structure monomitic. Habitat singly or gregariously on the ground in mixed hemlock and deciduous woods. Found in northeastern North America. Season September-October. Edible.

Albatrellus caeruleoporus photos

More info about Albatrellus caeruleoporus mushroom

Stem type:
Simple stem
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Fungus colour:
Normal size:
North America
Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
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