No Common Name Lentinellus vulpinus (Sowerby) Kuhner & Maire    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Russulales   >   Family Auriscalpiaceae   >   Genus Lentinellus   


Overlapping clusters on decaying hardwood tress, logs, and stumps.


Cap: Pale pinkish covered with dense short, white hairs making it appear fuzzy; shell-shaped or convex; margin inrolled initially; flesh dull white with pinkish tinge. Gills: White initially, becoming pink or cinnamon in age; decurrent to attachment point; edges serrate, may appear torn; close. Stalk: Less than 5 cm or lacking; pinkish-brown; stout; tapers down; fuzzy (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

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Lentinellus vulpinus (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lentinellus vulpinus (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Lentinellus vulpinus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2013). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

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