Panus neostrigosus

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Lentinus strigosus (Panus rudus)0156

Panus neostrigosus Drechsler-Santos & Wartchow 2012

(Lentinus strigosus, Panus rudis) 

has a densely hairy fan to funnel-shaped brownish cap often with pinkish-purple tinges and decurrent white gills on an off-center stalk. A saprotrophic fungus, it grows from recently dead hardwoods from spring through fall. Edible, although somewhat bitter tasting. It is in the Polyporaceae family of the Polyporales order.