Polyporus varius identification

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Polyporus varius Pers. ex Fr. Ver-nderlicher Porling V-ltoz-kony likacsosgomba Polypore variable. Cap 1-10cm across, infundibuliform, or irregularly kidney-shaped, depressed above the point of attachment to the stem, wavy and often lobed at the margin, ochre-brown with fine radial lines becoming tobacco-brown with age. Stem 5-30 x 5-15mm, lateral or off-centre, the basal part brown-black. Flesh white when fresh, drying corky and cream-coloured, tough and leathery. Taste slightly bitter, smell faint and mushroomy. Tubes 0.5-2.5mm long, decurrent down the stem, white to cream. Pores 4-7 per mm, circular, white becoming ochraceous-brown. Spores white, ellipsoid to fusiform, 5-9 x 3-4um. Hyphal structure dimitic with generative and binding hyphae; generative hyphae with clamp connections. Habitat on dead or dying deciduous trees. Season late spring to autumn, annual. Occasional. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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More info about Polyporus varius mushroom

Stem type:
rudimentary or absent
Grows on wood
Spore colour:
cream or yellowish
Cap type:
Funnel shaped
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
White to cream
Normal size:
Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
Polypore variable, V�ltoz�kony likacsosgomba, Ver�nderlicher Porling
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:39:29

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