Name: Bondarzewia mesenterica
Author: (Schaeff.) Kreisel
Citation: Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov Regni Veg. 95(1-10): 699 (1984)
Deprecated Synonyms: Bondarzewia montana (Quél.) Singer
According to Chen, this is a European species. This name was long misapplied to the western North American Bondarzewia, which is actually B. occidentalis.1
While the morphological habit is Polyporales sensu lato, B. mesenterica is actually in Russulales.
fn1. JiaJia Chen, et al., Molecular phylogeny and global diversity of the remarkable genus Bondarzewia (Basidiomycota, Russulales). Mycologia, 108(4), 2016, pp. 697–708. DOI: 10.3852/14-216
Large, fleshy, annual, terrestrial polypore s.l., near the base of conifers, with a scurfy, yellow-orange to pale purple-brown cap, and white spores.
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