Name: Bondarzewia berkeleyi
Author: (Fr.) Bondartsev & Singer
Citation: Annls mycol. 39(1): 47 (1941)
Bondarzewia berkeleyi is a large, centrally stalked poroid mushroom. Commonly known as Berkeley’s polypore, this species usually has multiple fleshy caps that form overlapping clusters and attach to a single stalk. Individual caps are generally convex and bear a decurrent poroid surface. At maturity, the fruiting body can reach 80 cm across (Kuo 2004). This mushroom is annual, arises from a sclerotium, and can be found June-October.
This is more typical of what I have seen:
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