Pseudoinonotus dryadeus (Inonotus dryadeus)  (2 Photos)

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Oak Bracket” or “Weeping Polypore”. Parasitic and saprobic. Causes white rot at oak base; secretes an orange-brown exudate. It has a cream to orange-tan colored velvety cap surface with a yellowish margin. Whitish to gray  small pores become ochre or yellow with age. Flesh is yellowish-brown and soft. Spore print is white.  Appears in summer and fall.

Pseudoinonotus dryadeus (Inonotus dryadeus) 01206