Oxyporus populinus


Common Names: Mossy maple polypore, mossy cap polypore
Category: Fungi
Sub-category: Polypores


Caps are 3 to 21 cm wide. Upper surface is whitish to grayish; finely hairy; covered with moss on older specimens. Pore surface is white to cream; pores 4 to 7 per mm.

Parasitic; solitary, in groups, or in vertical overlapping clusters on trunks of living deciduous trees, especially maple; year-round.

Edible Notes: Not edible; tough, woody.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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