Public Description of Phlebia incarnata (Schwein.) Nakasone & Burds.

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Name: Phlebia incarnata (Schwein.) Nakasone & Burds.
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Meruliaceae

General Description:

Sessile or shelving. Upper surface pink to red, paler at the margins, spongy texture. 2-6 inches broad. Underside whitish, wrinkled poroid. White spore print.

Diagnostic Description:

no look alikes


Eastern North America.


On oak stumps & logs

Look Alikes:

A distinctive species


Used to make dyes


Macrofungi Associated with Oaks by Miller, Roody, Stephenson, Binion, Burdsall and Vasilyeva.


Phlebia incarnata (Schwein.) Nakasone & Burds., Mycotaxon 21: 245 (1984)

Merulius incarnatus Schwein. 1822

Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: Joseph D. Cohen