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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Boletales: Serpulaceae: Serpula himantioides (Fr.) P.Karst.

Serpula himantioides – dry rot

Synonyms: Boletus arboreus, Coniophora dimitiella, Gyrophana himantioides, Merulius americanus, Merulius gelatinosus, Merulius himantioides, Merulius lacrymans, Merulius papyraceus, Merulius papyrinus, Merulius silvester, Merulius squalidus, Serpula americana, Serpula lacrymans, Serpula papyracea, Serpula squalida, Sesia himantioides, Sesia papyracea, Sesia squalida, Xylomyzon versicolor.

Common name: dry rot.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Serpula himantioides is a species of fungus that causes damage to timber referred to as dry rot. It is a basidiomycete in the order Boletales. It has been found on all continents except for Antarctica. Recent molecular work demonstrates that S. himantioides is a species complex including multiple cryptic lineages.

Estonian: Metsvamm, German: Wilder Hausschwamm, Polish: Stroczek leśny, Swedish: Timmergröppa.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Warped pink crust fungus <B>Serpula himantioides</B>(?) on underside of a pine log on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail east from Trailhead No. 4 in Sam Houston National Forest, near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-22.htm">December 22, 2020</A>
LinkWarped pink crust fungus Serpula himantioides(?) on underside of a pine log on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail east from Trailhead No. 4 in Sam Houston National Forest, near Montgomery. Texas, December 22, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Margin of a pink crust fungus <B>Serpula himantioides</B>(?) on underside of a pine log on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail east from Trailhead No. 4 in Sam Houston National Forest, near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-22.htm">December 22, 2020</A>
LinkMargin of a pink crust fungus Serpula himantioides(?) on underside of a pine log on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail east from Trailhead No. 4 in Sam Houston National Forest, near Montgomery. Texas, December 22, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Warped pink crust (corticioid) fungus <B>Serpula himantioides</B>(?) on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-24.htm">December 24, 2020</A>
LinkWarped pink crust (corticioid) fungus Serpula himantioides(?) on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 24, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Margin of warped pink crust (corticioid) fungus <B>Serpula himantioides</B>(?) on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-24.htm">December 24, 2020</A>
LinkMargin of warped pink crust (corticioid) fungus Serpula himantioides(?) on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 24, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-01.htm">January 1, 2021</A>
LinkCorticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
White margin of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-01.htm">January 1, 2021</A>
LinkWhite margin of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> under bark on a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-01.htm">January 1, 2021</A>
LinkCorticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides under bark on a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Details of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-01.htm">January 1, 2021</A>
LinkDetails of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Texture of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-01.htm">January 1, 2021</A>
LinkTexture of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Pink margin of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-01.htm">January 1, 2021</A>
LinkPink margin of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Montgomery. Texas, January 1, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Warped crust fungus <B>Serpula himantioides</B>(?) on a lower part of a large pine log on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail east from Trailhead No. 4 in Sam Houston National Forest, near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-02.htm">January 2, 2021</A>
LinkWarped crust fungus Serpula himantioides(?) on a lower part of a large pine log on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail east from Trailhead No. 4 in Sam Houston National Forest, near Montgomery. Texas, January 2, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkCorticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
White margin of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkWhite margin of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> together with some white polypore on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkCorticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides together with some white polypore on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Texture of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkTexture of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Close-up of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkClose-up of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkCorticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Richards, TX 77873, USA
Fluffy margin of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkFluffy margin of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Richards, TX 77873, USA
Texture of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkTexture of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Richards, TX 77873, USA
Close-up of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkClose-up of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Richards, TX 77873, USA
Folded surface of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkFolded surface of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Richards, TX 77873, USA
Web-like outgrowth of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkWeb-like outgrowth of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Richards, TX 77873, USA
Ridged texture of corticioid mushroom <B>Serpula himantioides</B> on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-09.htm">January 9, 2021</A>
LinkRidged texture of corticioid mushroom Serpula himantioides on underside of a pine log on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, January 9, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Richards, TX 77873, USA

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