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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Polyporales: Meripilaceae: Physisporinus vitreus (Pers.) P.Karst.

Physisporinus vitreus – rusty crust

Synonyms: Boletus venosus, Boletus vitraeus, Boletus vitreus, Corticium subterraneum, Leptoporus undatus, Physisporinus vitraeus, Physisporus vitraeus, Physisporus vitreus, Podoporia vitraea, Podoporia vitrea, Polyporus adiposus, Polyporus subgelatinosus, Polyporus vitraeus, Polyporus vitreus, Poria adiposa, Poria albirosea, Poria subgelatinosa, Poria vitraea, Poria vitrea, Rigidoporus vitraeus, Rigidoporus vitreus, Skeletocutis amorpha.

Common name: rusty crust.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Physisporinus vitreus is a species of crust fungus in the family Meripilaceae, and the type species of the genus Physisporinus. It was originally described by Christian Hendrik Persoon by 1796. Petter Adolf Karsten transferred it to the genus Physisporinus in 1889.

Swedish: Opalporing.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Porous corticioid mushroom <B>Physisporinus vitreus</B>(?) on a fallen oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-19.htm">January 19, 2020</A>
LinkPorous corticioid mushroom Physisporinus vitreus(?) on a fallen oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, January 19, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Close-up of corticioid mushroom <B>Physisporinus vitreus</B>(?) on a fallen oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-19.htm">January 19, 2020</A>
LinkClose-up of corticioid mushroom Physisporinus vitreus(?) on a fallen oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, January 19, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Resupinate polypore mushroom mushroom <B>Physisporinus vitreus</B>(?) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-23.htm">January 23, 2020</A>
LinkResupinate polypore mushroom mushroom Physisporinus vitreus(?) on an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 23, 2020
Location on maps14802 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
White resupinate polypore mushroom mushroom <B>Physisporinus vitreus</B>(?) on underside of an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-23.htm">January 23, 2020</A>
LinkWhite resupinate polypore mushroom mushroom Physisporinus vitreus(?) on underside of an oak log in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 23, 2020
Location on maps14802 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Resupinate polypore mushroom <B>Physisporinus vitreus</B>(?) on a hackberry stump in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-28.htm">March 28, 2020</A>
LinkResupinate polypore mushroom Physisporinus vitreus(?) on a hackberry stump in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, March 28, 2020
Location on mapsOld Washington Town Site Loop Trail, Washington, TX 77880, USA
Resupinate polypore mushroom <B>Physisporinus vitreus</B>(?) covering a hackberry stump in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-28.htm">March 28, 2020</A>
LinkResupinate polypore mushroom Physisporinus vitreus(?) covering a hackberry stump in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, March 28, 2020
Location on mapsOld Washington Town Site Loop Trail, Washington, TX 77880, USA
Close-up of resupinate polypore mushroom <B>Physisporinus vitreus</B>(?) in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-28.htm">March 28, 2020</A>
LinkClose-up of resupinate polypore mushroom Physisporinus vitreus(?) in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, March 28, 2020
Location on mapsOld Washington Town Site Loop Trail, Washington, TX 77880, USA
Details of resupinate polypore mushroom <B>Physisporinus vitreus</B>(?) on a hackberry stump in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-28.htm">March 28, 2020</A>
LinkDetails of resupinate polypore mushroom Physisporinus vitreus(?) on a hackberry stump in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, March 28, 2020
Location on mapsOld Washington Town Site Loop Trail, Washington, TX 77880, USA

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