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POLYPORACEAE Fr. ex Corda (a family of polypores)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Aurantiporus alborubescens (Bourdot & Galzin) H. Jahn (Pink Bracket) Species   3 ident refs
Aurantiporus fissilis (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) H. Jahn ex Ryvarden (Greasy Bracket) Species   2 ident refs
Coriolopsis gallica (Fr.) Ryvarden (Brownflesh Bracket) Species   4 ident refs
Coriolopsis trogii (Berk.) Domański Species   1 ident refs
Daedaleopsis confragosa (Bolton) J. Schröt. (Blushing Bracket)
Bracket - in situ
Species   1 ident refs
Datronia mollis (Sommerf.) Donk (Common Mazegill)
Bracket - in situ
Dichomitus campestris (Quél.) Domański & Orlicz (Hazel Porecrust) Species   1 ident refs
Dichomitus efibulatus A.M. Ainsw. & Ryvarden (a polypore) Species   1 ident refs
Diplomitoporus flavescens (Bres.) Domański (a polypore fungus) Species   1 ident refs
Epithele typhae (Pers.) Pat. (a resupinate fungus)
Species   1 ident refs
Faerberia carbonaria (Alb. & Schwein.) Pouzar (Firesite Funnel)
Cap - in situ
Species   4 ident refs
Fomes fomentarius (L.) J.J. Kickx (Hoof Fungus, Tinder Bracket)
Bracket - on birch - in situ
Species   1 ident refs
Hapalopilus nidulans (Fr.) P. Karst. (Cinnamon Bracket, "Gingerbread Fungus")
Lentinus Fr. (a genus of toadstools)
Lentinus brumalis (Winter Polypore), eg: Lentinus brumalis (Winter Polypore) - Fruitbodies - pore suface - in situ
Genus 3 subtaxa 4 ident refs
Lenzites betulina (L.) Fr. (Birch Mazegill)
Bracket - frozen - in situ
Neolentinus adhaerens (Alb. & Schwein.) Redhead & Ginns (Sticky Sawgill) Species   1 ident refs
Panus conchatus (Bull.) Fr. (Lilac Oysterling)
Fruitbodies - side view - lain down
Species   1 ident refs
Perenniporia ochroleuca (Berk.) Ryvarden (a bracket fungus) Species   2 ident refs
Polyporus P. Micheli ex Adans. (a genus of stipitate bracket fungi)
Polyporus badius (Bay Polypore), eg: Polyporus badius (Bay Polypore) - Fruitbodies - in situ Polyporus ciliatus (Fringed Polypore), eg: Polyporus ciliatus (Fringed Polypore) - Fruitbody - top view - in situ Polyporus leptocephalus (Blackfoot Polypore), eg: Polyporus leptocephalus (Blackfoot Polypore) - Fruitbodies - top view - in situ Polyporus squamosus (Dryad’S Saddle), eg: Polyporus squamosus (Dryad’S Saddle) - Cap scales Polyporus tuberaster (Tuberous Polypore), eg: Polyporus tuberaster (Tuberous Polypore) - Cap Polyporus umbellatus (Umbrella Polypore), eg: Polyporus umbellatus (Umbrella Polypore) - Fruitbody - underside
Genus 6 subtaxa 4 ident refs
Skeletocutis carneogrisea A. David (a polypore) Species   1 ident refs
Skeletocutis nivea (Jungh.) Jean Keller (Hazel Bracket)
Fruitbody - close-up
Spongipellis delectans (Peck) Murrill (Spongy Mazegill)
Bracket - top view
Species   2 ident refs
Spongipellis pachyodon (Pers.) Kotl. & Pouzar (Toothed Mazegill) Species   2 ident refs
Trametes Fr. (a genus of bracket fungi)
Trametes gibbosa (Lumpy Bracket), eg: Trametes gibbosa (Lumpy Bracket) - Fruitbody - top view - in situ Trametes ochracea (Ochre Bracket), eg: Trametes ochracea (Ochre Bracket) - Fruitbody - top view - in situ Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail), eg: Trametes versicolor (Turkeytail) - Fruitbodies - top view - in situ
Genus 4 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Tyromyces P. Karst. (a genus of bracket fungi)
Tyromyces chioneus (a bracket fungus), eg: Tyromyces chioneus (a bracket fungus) - Fruitbody - top view - in situ
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Breitenbach J., & Kränzlin F., 1991 Boletes & Agarics I
Ryvarden, L., Melo, I., Niemelä, T., 2014 Poroid Fungi of Europe

species formerly in Tyromyces

Pegler, D.N. & Saunders, E.M., 1994 British poroid species formerly placed in the genus Tyromyces (Coriolaceae)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 16 general literature references to POLYPORACEAE (a family of polypores)

POLYPORACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 681 feeding and other relationships of POLYPORACEAE (a family of polypores)

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