Northern Bushcraft

Hexagonal-pored Polypore

  • cap is up to 8cm wide, cream-orange to brownish-red.
  • underside is whitish and has characteristically large hexagonal, almost diamond shaped pores, each ~1mm wide.
  • grows singly or as several on hardwood branches and twigs.
  • appears in sumer or fall.
  • has mild taste and no odor; cook before eating, softer young specimens are preferred.
  • an edible lookalike is Polyporous squamosus.
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