Hexagonal-pored Polypore

  • cap is under 5 cm broad
  • edge of cap lacks hairs
  • undersurface has hexagonal pores
  • grows on decaying hardwoods
  • attaches to host laterally
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Look-alikes in Alberta

The inedible Polyporus arcularius differs in that the stem is longer (2-4 cm) and is attached centrally rather than laterally. In addition, the cap is a darker shade of brown and the edge of the cap exhibits fine hairs.

Related topics: Edible Berries of Alberta - Edible Plants of Alberta
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