Lenzites betulinus

 Lenzites betulina: “Gilled Polypore”

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Lentinus betulinus (L.) Fr.

Annual white rotter of dead hardwoods (and conifers). The velvety cap, like Trametes versicolor or Trametes hirsuta, is concentrically zoned with brown, tan, white and orange colors. Often seen with algae growth. Its ‘gills' are white and tough. Flesh and spore print are white. Not edible.  It is in the Polyporaceae family of the Polyporales order.

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Lenzites betulinus

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Lenzites betulinus