Little Nest Polypore Trametes conchifer (Schweinitz) Pil├ít    Synonyms: Polyporus conchifer, Poronidulus conchifer.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Polyporales   >   Family Polyporaceae   >   Genus Trametes   

Status:

Found in groups on decaying hardwood.

Description:

Sterile cup: Brown (white and brown in age); smooth; concentrically zoned; cup may persist after fading to white; during fruiting period cup is attached to a light-colored, fan/kidney-shaped ,wavy cap containing angular whitish to yellow pores (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 43 records in the project database.

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Little Nest Polypore (fertile and sterile portions) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (1/21/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore (infertile brown cup surrounded by fertile cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/27/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/27/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/4/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/8/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore (ventral surface of cap with angular pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Prince George's Co., Maryland (1/5/2020). (c) Jenny Glenn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jenny Glenn via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/27/2019). (c) Jane Hartman, all rights reserved. Photo by Jane Hartman. (MBP list)

Little Nest Polypore (old cups) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of Little Nest Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores of Little Nest Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). Cylindric, smooth, hyaline; measured 7.1-7.8 X 2.2-2.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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