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Globifomes graveolens

 

Common Name: Sweet Knot

Synonyms: Polyporus graveolens; Species Fungorum

Substrate: Wood

Location: Hardwood Forests

Spore Color: Brown

Pore Color: Purplish-gray to Dark Grayish Brown

Comments: 

This mushroom gets its common name from a supposed sweet smell when the fruitbody is cut. The only times I have found this, the mushroom was too tough to cut, so I dont know if that is true. No lookalikes, just look at the pic.

Lookalikes:  

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Pictures:

Globifomes graveolens

Globifomes graveolens

11/7/2010 - McCormick's Creek State Park - Spencer, IN

Globifomes graveolens

5/24/13 - Yellowwood State Forest - Brown Co., IN