Name: Tyromyces chioneus (Fr.) P. Karst.
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Copyright © 2009 James V. Gallagher IV (lbjvg)
Copyright © 2008 Darvin DeShazer (darv)
Copyright © 2012 Douglas Smith (douglas)
Copyright © 2010 Eric Smith (Magnavermis rex)
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First person to use this name on MO: Darvin DeShazer
Editors: Alan Rockefeller, Erlon Bailey, Chaelthomas


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Tyromyces chioneus

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Fr.) P. Karst.

Citation: Revue mycol., Toulouse 3(9): 17 (1881)

Deprecated Synonyms: Oligoporus chioneus, Tyromyces albellus (Peck) Bondartsev & Singer, Bjerkandera chionea (Fr.) P. Karst., Boletus candidus Pers., Polyporus albellus Peck, Polyporus chioneus Fr., Polystictus chioneus (Fr.) Gillot & Lucand, Ungularia chionea (Fr.) Lázaro Ibiza


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Polyporales

Family: Incrustoporiaceae

Genus: Tyromyces

Species: Tyromyces chioneus

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Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Tyromyces

Pileus imbricate, sessile, dimidiate, convex, 2-4 X 3-6 X 1 cm.; surface sodden, grayish-cinereous or yellowish-white, azonate, smooth, pubescent to glabrous, margin acute but rather thick, entire, concolorous, fertile; context sodden and watery when fresh, with a mild flavor and acid odor, white, homogeneous and fragile when dry, cutting with a smooth surface, 7-10 mm. thick; tubes shorter than the thickness of the context, 2-4 mm. long, white to yellowish within, fragile, mouths even, glistening, angular, sinuous at times, 4 to a mm., white to ochraceous, edges thin, fimbriate-dentate; spores cylindric, curved, 4-5
X 1-2 p.. Found once on an oak stump at Corvallis, Oregon.

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By: Damien Moody (audiodef)
2011-12-05 08:28:03 CST (-0500)

This mushroom is inedible according to

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