Ischnoderma resinosum 5651

Ischnoderma resinosa5651

"Resinous Polypore"

Brown velvety upper surface with rounded white growing edge. White pores that brown easily with contact. Often appearing in layered tiers with water droplets hanging like clear bulbs on a puffy cloud. Softer fruiting bodies than many POLYPORES, especially in early stages of growth. Saprotrophic on dead wood of hardwoods and conifers. Can be found in autumn. Edible when fresh and young.