Porodisculus pendulus

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Porodisculus pendulus (Schwein. ex Fr.) Murrill, 1907

Smallest ‘polypore’. White rotter on hardwoods. These small fruiting bodies are saprotrophic on newly dead twigs and branches of hardwoods. They typically appear separately but in groups. The outer surface is hairy and whitish or tannish in color. The pores consist of tiny tubes that are separable, just like the tubes of Fistulina hepatica and Pseudofistulina radicata. It is in the Fistulinaceae family of the Agaricales order.