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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Polyporales: Polyporaceae: Trametes gibbosa (Pers.) Fr.

Trametes gibbosa – lumpy bracket

Synonyms: Agaricus tectulum, Boletus sinuosus, Bulliardia virescens, Daedalea gibbosa, Daedalea sinuosa, Daedalea virescens, Lenzites gibbosa, Merulius gibbosus, Polyporus gibbosus, Polystictus kalchbrenneri, Pseudotrametes gibbosa, Trametes crenulata, Trametes kalchbrenneri, Trametes nigrescens.

Common name: lumpy bracket.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Trametes gibbosa, commonly known as the lumpy bracket, is a polypore mushroom that causes a white rot. It is found on beech stumps and the dead wood of other hardwood species. Fruit bodies are 8–15 cm in diameter and semicircular in shape. The upper surface is usually gray or white, but may be greenish in older specimens due to algal growth. Elongated pores are located on the under-surface. The fruiting bodies are frequently attacked by boring beetle larvae.

Czech: Outkovka hrbatá, German: Buckel-Tramete, Lithuanian: Karpotoji kempė, Polish: Wrośniak garbaty, Russian: Траметес горбатый, Swedish: Korkticka.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Lumpy bracket polypore mushrooms (<B>Trametes gibbosa</B>) on a tree in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-08.htm">November 8, 2013</A>
LinkLumpy bracket polypore mushrooms (Trametes gibbosa) on a tree in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, November 8, 2013
Location on maps25038-25192 Farm to Market 1155, Washington, TX 77880, USA

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