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Lenzites betulina

 

Common Name: Gilled Polypore

Synonyms: Gilled ShelfMulticolor Gilled Polypore

Substrate: Wood

Location: Hardwood Forests

Spore Color: White

Gill Color: White to Yellowish

Comments: 

A "gilled polypore" may seem like a misnomer, but it is what makes this mushroom special and easy to ID. The upper surface looks similar to a Turkey tail, with multiple zones of color, but there are gills when you flip it over, rather than pores.

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Lenzites betulina

9/29/10 - Paynestown SRA - Bloomington, IN

Lenzites betulina

9/29/12 - Ross Hills Park - West Lafayette, IN