Panus conchatus (Lentinus torulosus)  (Bulliard) Fries (4 Photos and Description)

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Panus conchatus (Panus torulosus)
Saprobic white rotter on logs and branches of  dead hardwoods. This pretty mushroom has  a glabrous tan to pinkish-lilac pleurotoid cap that initially has an inrolled margin. Decurrent gills are lilac-pink becoming light brownish on off-center stem. Flesh is tough and inedible. Several often grow clustered in the same place. Fruits from spring through autumn. White spore print.

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Panus conchatus (Panus torulosus)

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Panus conchatus (Panus torulosus)