Steccherinum ochraceum 

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Steccherinum ochraceum (Persoon) Gray

is decomposer of dead hardwood. It is a leathery toothed (hydnoid) crust fungus that sometimes develops zoned, hairy small caps having a white margin. The undersurface consists of closely packed short spines that are initially orange in color but may change to yellow-brown with age. Commonly found on dead branches and sticks of oaks in late spring and early summer. It is in the Meruliaceae family in the Polyporales order.

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Steccherinum ochraceum