Winter polypore

Winter polypore (Lentinus brumalis) Winter polypore (Lentinus brumalis) Winter polypore (Lentinus brumalis)

Winter polypore (Lentinus brumalis)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Incertae sedis (undefined)
  • Order: Polyporales
  • Family: Polyporaceae (Polyporous)
  • Genus: Lentinus (Saw-leaf)
  • Species: Lentinus brumalis (Winter polypore)

Synonyms:

  • Polyporus brumalis

  • Polyporus winter

Winter polypore

To date, this species has been transferred from the genus Polyporus (Polyporus) to the genus Lentinus (Saw-leaf).

This mushroom, as a rule, has a small cap, the diameter of which is usually 2-5 cm, but sometimes it can reach 10 cm, flat-convex in shape, in some cases with a depression. The color can be brownish, yellow-brown or grayish-brown. The edges of the cap are usually curved.

The lower part is represented by a small tubular white hymenophore, which descends along the pedicle. Over time, it becomes creamy. Spore white powder.

Winter polypore has a long and thin leg (up to 10 cm long and 1 cm thick). It is velvety, hard, gray-yellow or brown-chestnut.

The flesh of the mushroom is dense in the stem and elastic in the body, later it becomes hard, leathery, its color is white or yellowish.

Winter polypore

The mushroom can be found in the spring (early to mid-May) as well as late autumn. It thrives on deciduous trees such as linden, willow, birch, mountain ash, alder, and decaying trees buried in the soil. As a rule, winter tinder fungus is not very common, it can form groups or grow alone.

The caps of young specimens are suitable for human consumption, mostly they are dried or used fresh.

Video about the mushroom Tinder winter:

Winter polypore (Lentinus brumalis) Winter polypore (Lentinus brumalis) Winter polypore (Lentinus brumalis)

Photo of the mushroom Tinder fungus winter from the questions in recognition:

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