Public Description of Globifomes graveolens (Schwein.) Murrill

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Name: Globifomes graveolens (Schwein.) Murrill
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Taxonomic Classification:

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

General Description:

Cap is generally 2 cm to 4 cm across densely clumped together, creating small shelf’s with rounded downward margins forming round to cylindrical clusters , Caps are brown to gray in age and older specimens may have moss on them. The outer margin lighter in color flesh smooth rigid or leathery. Has a fragrant fruity odor when cut.
Pore Surface brown 2 to 4 cm.


Range from New York to Alabama

Saprophyte Found through late summer early winter on deciduous hard wood trees More common on maple. but found on Oak and hickory as well

Look Alikes:

This species is very unique


GBIF Portal Globifomes graveolens.

Lincoff Mushrooms of North America page 462

Description author: Eddee (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: Herbert Baker

Created: 2009-12-06 00:27:57 CET (+0100) by Eddee (eddeeee)
Last modified: 2020-03-08 21:48:44 CET (+0100) by Herbert Baker
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