33 genera
74 species
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Bridgeoporus nobilissimusfuzzy sandozi
Distribution: B. nobilissimus is very rare, known only from forests of western Washington and Oregon, and is a protected species in both states.
Habitat: Occurs primarily on very old noble fir, at the base of living trees and snags or on top of stumps.
Cerrena unicolorgray polypore, mossy maze polypore
Coriolopsis gallicabrownflesh bracket
Cryptoporus volvatuscryptic globe fungus, veiled polypore
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington. Alaska to California, east across much of North America to the Atlantic Coast.
Origin: Native
Daedaleopsis confragosablushing bracket, thin-maze flat polypore, thin-walled maze polypore
Datronia molliscommon mazegill
Fomes fomentariusamadou, tinder bracket, hoof fungus, horse's hoof fungus, tinder fungus, tinder polypore, tinderconk
Hapalopilus nidulanscinnamon bracket, tender nesting polypore
Laricifomes officinalisagarikon, quinine cork
Lentinus strigosushairy Panus, ruddy Panus
Distribution: L. strigosus is a widely distributed species, occurring on logs and stumps of hardwoods whenever temperature and moisture conditions are suitable.
Spores: The spores are white, smooth, and non-amyloid
Lenzites betulina
Distribution: Deciduous woodlands, rarely on conifers. Northern North America.
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands and mixed forests.
Substrate: Dead hardwoods, rarely on conifers.
Neolentinus kauffmanii
Spores: The spores are white, small, and non-amyloid
Neolentinus lepideusscaly Lentinus, scaly sawgill, train-wrecker
Distribution: N. lepideus is not common in natural habitats, but can be found on conifer logs and stumps in some areas. It is a brown-rot fungus and is more commonly encountered on construction timbers, railroad ties, and, in the past, on automobile frames when they were made of wood. It can occur almost any time but is most common in summer and fall.
Neolentinus ponderosuslarge Lentinus, ponderous Lentinus, giant sawtooth
Oligoporus caesiusconifer blueing bracket, blue cheese polypore
Oligoporus fragilisstaining cheese polypore
Oligoporus leucospongiamarshmallow polypore, white spongy polypore
Habitat: Oligoporus leucospongia is a spring fungus of the western mountains that grows on conifer and sometimes aspen wood that has been buried in snow.
Oligoporus obductusbone polypore
Oligoporus stipticusbitter bracket
Panus conchatuslilac oysterling
Perenniporia medulla-panispancake crust
Picipes badiusblack-leg, black-footed polypore
Distribution: Global.
Habitat: Forests and woodlands.
Substrate: Wood, usually stumps, logs, and branches on the ground. Can be growing from buried wood.
Polyporus alveolarishexagonal-pored polypore
Polyporus arculariusfringed polypore, spring polypore
Polyporus badiusblack-leg, black-footed polypore
Polyporus brumaliswinter polypore
Polyporus elegansblack-foot, black-footed polypore, elegant polypore
Polyporus melanopus
Habitat: hardwood and conifer logs, around stumps, and on the ground from a buried sclerotium or wood.
Polyporus squamosuspheasant's back polypore, scaly polypore, dryad's saddle
Polyporus tuberasterstone fungus, tuberous polypore, Canadian tuckahoe
Polyporus umbellatusumbrella polypore
Pycnoporus cinnabarinuscinnabar-red polypore, vermilion polypore
Sarcoporia polysproa
Description: Annual. Resupinate, or reflexed or sessile. Cap when present is white to light brown, drying reddish brown. Hymenium white drying reddish brown. Pores round.
Distribution: North America
Habitat: Forested areas.
Substrate: Found on both conifers and hardwoods.
Skeletocutis niveahazel bracket
Trametes gibbosalumpy bracket
Trametes hirsutahairy bracket
Habitat: Hardwood logs or woody substrates
Trametes versicolormany-colored polypore, turkey-tail
Trichaptum abietinumpurplepore bracket
Trichaptum biformeviolet toothed polypore
Tyromyces chioneuswhite cheese polypore
Wolfiporia extensatuckahoe