Birch Polypore Fomitopsis betulina (Bulliard) B.K. Cui, M.L. Han & Y.C. Dai    Synonyms: Piptoporus betulinus.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Fomitopsidaceae   >   Genus Fomitopsis   

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Birch Polypore in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/15/2013). Identified by Lance Biechele, who noted: "You won"t find this one on the Delmarva! It's the Birch Polypore, Piptoporus betulinus (Bull. ex Fr.) P. Karst." Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/30/2019). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/30/2019). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/14/2011). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/11/2020). (c) Elizabeth MacDonald, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Elizabeth MacDonald via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/11/2020). (c) Elizabeth MacDonald, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Elizabeth MacDonald via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore (pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/13/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore in Baltimore Co., Maryland (12/10/2019). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/17/2020). No rights reserved. Photo by granolapunk via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/11/2020). (c) Elizabeth MacDonald, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Elizabeth MacDonald via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Birch Polypore in Garrett Co., Maryland (4/8/2019). (c) Bill Blauvelt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Bill Blauvelt via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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