Name: Laetiporus cincinnatus (Morgan) Burdsall, Banik, & Volk

Most Confident Observations
Copyright © 2011 Dan Molter (shroomydan)
Copyright © 2008 Dan Molter (shroomydan)
Copyright © 2008 Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
Version: 6
Previous Version 

First person to use this name on MO: Tom Volk
Editors: Jason Hollinger, Erlon

Rank: Species
Status: Accepted
Name: Laetiporus cincinnatus
Author: (Morgan) Burdsall, Banik, & Volk
Citation: in Banik, Burdsall & Volk, Folia cryptog. Estonica 33: 13 (1998)
Deprecated Synonym(s): Laetiporus sulphureus var. semialbinus

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Laetiporus

Notes on Taxonomy: Edit

Proper author citation should be (Morgan) Burds., Banik & T.J. Volk

Oddly, Index fungorum and mycobank list this species as a synonym for Laetiporus sulphureus despite molecular work to the contrary.

Brief Description: Descriptions:


Add Comment
Wondering about eating
By: Lynette (lynette)
2012-08-07 10:15:53 EDT (-0400)

We found one that’s pale underneath on the ground oaks and pines all around. Wondering if it’s sulfur shelf and edible? Foundy August 6th, 2012.

Created: 2008-05-04 21:16:10 EDT (-0400) by Tom Volk (TomVolk)
Last modified: 2012-01-06 12:35:50 EST (-0500) by Erlon (Herbert Baker)
Viewed: 922 times, last viewed: 2015-07-05 13:30:05 EDT (-0400)
Show Log