No Common Name Pycnoporellus fulgens (Fries) Donk  Synonyms: Pycnoporus fibrillosus.

Status:

Found in solitary to overlapping clusters often on cut ends of logs or branches; usually on conifers, occasionally on hardwoods.

Description:

Cap: Fan-shaped to semicircular, pale yellow to orange to rusty brown, often zonate, radially matted hairs to smooth, often with white margin, flesh yellow-orange to rusty red; bruises red. Pores: Cream to dark orange or brownish, circular to angular, becoming toothlike in age. No stalk. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Pycnoporellus fulgens (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2019). Red area has been bruised. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Pycnoporellus fulgens (pores and flesh of section removed from above cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2019). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Pycnoporellus fulgens (ventral side of above fruiting body after piece removed) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2019). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Pycnoporellus fulgens (closeup of ventral surface showing elongated, tooth-like pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2019). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Pycnoporellus fulgens specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2019). Cylindrical, smooth, hyaline; measured 6.3-7.9 x 3.4-4.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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