FOMITOPSIDACEAE family in the Polyporales

The name ‘Fomitopsidaceae' is a reference to the fact that some genera and species in this family resemble Fomes.  Many fungi in this family are perennial and brown-rotters that are parasites on trees. To see enlarged versions of each photo represented in this family and associated descriptions, click on the first photo and then click on the textual links above each photo to get to the next alphabetically listed genus and species.