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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Boletales: Boletaceae: Strobilomyces strobilaceus (Scop.) Berk.

Strobilomyces strobilaceus – old man of the woods

Synonyms: Boletus cinereus, Boletus floccopus, Boletus strobilaceus, Boletus strobiliformis, Eriocorys strobilacea, Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobiliformis.

Common name: old man of the woods.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Strobilomyces strobilaceus, also called Strobilomyces floccopus and commonly known as old man of the woods, is a species of fungus in the family Boletaceae. It is native to Europe and North America. Fruit bodies are characterized by very soft dark grey to black pyramidal and overlapping scales on the cap surface.

Czech: Šiškovec černý, Finnish: Suomutatti, Georgian: გირჩა სოკო, German: Gemeiner Strubbelkopfröhrling, Latvian: Melnā zvīņbeka, Lithuanian: Tikrasis žvynbaravykis, Polish: Szyszkowiec łuskowaty, Romanian: Moșneagul pădurii, Russian: Шишкогриб хлопьеножковый, Swedish: Fjällsopp, Ukrainian: Шишкогриб лускатий.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) mushroom cap in Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2009-09-26.htm">September 26, 2009</A>
LinkOld Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) mushroom cap in Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 26, 2009
Texture of Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) mushroom cap in Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2009-09-26.htm">September 26, 2009</A>
LinkTexture of Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) mushroom cap in Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 26, 2009
Upper view of a cap of Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-26.htm">May 26, 2018</A>
LinkUpper view of a cap of Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, May 26, 2018
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-26.htm">May 26, 2018</A>
LinkOld Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, May 26, 2018
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Pores of Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-26.htm">May 26, 2018</A>
LinkPores of Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, May 26, 2018
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Dissected Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-05-26.htm">May 26, 2018</A>
LinkDissected Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest, near Huntsville. Texas, May 26, 2018
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Old man of the woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-23.htm">September 23, 2018</A>
LinkOld man of the woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 23, 2018
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-30.htm">September 30, 2018</A>
LinkOld Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 30, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) mushroom cap on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-27.htm">June 27, 2019</A>
LinkOld Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) mushroom cap on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, June 27, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Underside of Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-27.htm">June 27, 2019</A>
LinkUnderside of Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, June 27, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Texture of Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, <B>Strobilomyces strobilaceus</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-07-13.htm">July 13, 2019</A>
LinkTexture of Old Man of the Woods mushroom (Strobilomyces floccopus, Strobilomyces strobilaceus) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, July 13, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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