Notes: Meripilus giganteus (Fr.) Kar. Polyporaceae, Aphyllophorales. (Black-staining Polypora).
Cap: 5-20cm, slightly convex minor flat, radial-wavy or bumpy, semicircular to fan- or tangue-shaped, smooth, sometimes margins are thin and wavy; dull yellow up to ochre-yellow or orange–yellow (when wet), old one is grayish-yellow or with dark-gray powder in wavy depressions and along margin.
Flesh: yellowish-white, up to 3cm thick and not stiff.
Tubes about 2-3mm long, tiny pores less than 1mm, color from yellowish-white up to ochre-yellow or grayish-yellow;
Stalk: rudimentary and indistinct, about 2-3cm long, 1.5-2.5cm thick, smooth or fibrous, yellow up to ochre-yellow.
Habitat: crowded in clusters 0.3-0.7m long on old partially rotten three leaf maple and silver poplar trees over 1m diameter or at rotten timbers.
Edibility: no data, experience with fermentation was failed because terrible smelt.
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