Rosy Polypore Rhodofomes cajanderi (P. Karsten) B.K. Cui, M.L. Han & Y.C. Dai  

Status:

Found solitary, scattered, or in overlapping clusters on decaying conifers.

Description:

Fruiting body - Top: Semicircular / fan-shaped; pink to rose when young, in age dark brown / black near attachment, faintly zoned; matted hairs to smooth; reddish or pink near margin, often white, wavy edge; flesh rose to pinkish-brown, tough. Pores: Small, round, pale pink staining brown in age; may descend substrate. Fragrant. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 2 records in the project database.

Search Google Images

GAALWAFRCLMOHO BABCHACEPG AACVCHSMKEQACNTADOWISOWO
Rosy Polypore (young fruiting bodies) in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/7/2019). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Rosy Polypore (fused, slightly more mature fruiting bodies) in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/7/2019). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Rosy Polypore (pores of fused fruiting bodies) in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/7/2019). Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Rosy Polypore (dorsal view) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/27/2008). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Rosy Polypore in Howard Co., Maryland (10/27/2008). Image features mature fruiting bodies (infertile and fertile surfaces). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


View All Images

Use of images featured on Maryland Biodiversity Project is only permitted with express permission of the photographer.

View Bibliography



Eating mushrooms can be dangerous. One should do so only with expert advice and great care. MBP accepts no liability for injury sustained in consuming fungi or other biodiversity.