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Violet Toothed Polypore

Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Hymenochaetales: Not assigned: Trichaptum biforme (Fr.) Ryvarden

Trichaptum biforme – Violet Toothed Polypore

Synonyms: Bjerkandera biformis, Coriolus albovestidus, Coriolus biformis, Coriolus elongatus, Coriolus friesii, Coriolus laceratus, Coriolus pargamenus, Coriolus pergamenus, Coriolus prolificans, Coriolus sartwellii, Coriolus simulans, Coriolus sublimitatus, Heteroporus pargamenus, Heteroporus pergamenus, Hirschioporus elongatus, Hirschioporus friesii, Hirschioporus pargamenus, Hirschioporus pergamenus, Irpex elongatus, Leucoporus xalapensis, Microporellus friesii, Microporus biformis, Microporus candicans, Microporus elongatus, Microporus evolvens, Microporus friesii, Microporus inquinatus, Microporus laceratus, Microporus pargamenus, Microporus pergamenus, Microporus prolificans, Microporus sartwellii, Microporus simulans, Microporus xalapensis, Polyporus biformis, Polyporus candicans, Polyporus ehretiae, Polyporus elongatus, Polyporus evolvens, Polyporus friesii, Polyporus hodgkinsoniae, Polyporus inquinatus, Polyporus laceratus, Polyporus menandianus, Polyporus pargamenus, Polyporus pergamenus, Polyporus prolificans, Polyporus pseudopargamenus, Polyporus sartwellii, Polyporus simulans, Polyporus xalapensis, Polystictus albovestidus, Polystictus biformis, Polystictus candicans, Polystictus elongatus, Polystictus evolvens, Polystictus friesii, Polystictus hodgkinsoniae, Polystictus inquinatus, Polystictus laceratus, Polystictus pargamenus, Polystictus pergamenus, Polystictus prolificans, Polystictus sartwellii, Polystictus simulans, Polystictus sublimitatus, Spongipellis laceratus, Trametes biformis, Trametes friesii, Trametes pargamena, Trametes pergamena, Trichaptum pargamenum.

Common name: Violet Toothed Polypore.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Trichaptum biforme is a species of poroid fungus in the order Hymenochaetales. It is a saprobe that decomposes hardwood stumps and logs.

Hungarian: Lilaszegélyű egyrétűtapló, Russian: Трихаптум двоякий, Swedish: Lövviolticka.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) in Huntsville Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-12-08.htm">December 8, 2013</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) in Huntsville Park. Texas, December 8, 2013
Location on mapsForest Service Road 286, Sam Houston National Forest, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a broken sweet gum tree on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-04-22.htm">April 22, 2018</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a broken sweet gum tree on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, April 22, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen but alive sweet gum tree on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-04-22.htm">April 22, 2018</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen but alive sweet gum tree on Caney Creek section of Lone Star Hiking Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville, Texas, April 22, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-29.htm">September 29, 2018</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 29, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a mossy log on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-09-29.htm">September 29, 2018</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a mossy log on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, September 29, 2018
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Close up of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkClose up of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Caps of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkCaps of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Caps of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) together with Trichaptum sector on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkCaps of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) together with Trichaptum sector on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Cap of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkCap of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Velvety caps of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-01.htm">March 1, 2019</A>
LinkVelvety caps of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 1, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Mossy purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-26.htm">June 26, 2019</A>
LinkMossy purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, June 26, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-08-04.htm">August 4, 2019</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, August 4, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-10-27.htm">October 27, 2019</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on Winters Bayou Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Cleveland, Texas, October 27, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Cleveland, TX 77328, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) in Huntsville State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-15.htm">November 15, 2019</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) in Huntsville State Park. Texas, November 15, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Trail, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Underside of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) in Huntsville State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-15.htm">November 15, 2019</A>
LinkUnderside of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) in Huntsville State Park. Texas, November 15, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Trail, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on Chinquapin Trail in Huntsville State Park. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-15.htm">November 15, 2019</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on Chinquapin Trail in Huntsville State Park. Texas, November 15, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Trail, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Masses of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen oak across Pole Creek on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-14.htm">December 14, 2019</A>
LinkMasses of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen oak across Pole Creek on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, December 14, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) with some powdery growth on a fallen oak on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-14.htm">December 14, 2019</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) with some powdery growth on a fallen oak on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, December 14, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) with a fungal growth on a fallen oak on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-14.htm">December 14, 2019</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) with a fungal growth on a fallen oak on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, December 14, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Old caps of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) with a fungal growth on a fallen oak on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-14.htm">December 14, 2019</A>
LinkOld caps of purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) with a fungal growth on a fallen oak on North Wilderness Trail of Little Lake Creek Wilderness in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, December 14, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-15.htm">December 15, 2019</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen oak on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, December 15, 2019
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-22.htm">March 22, 2020</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 22, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) with green algae on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-22.htm">March 22, 2020</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) with green algae on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 22, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) with mosses on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-22.htm">March 22, 2020</A>
LinkPurple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) with mosses on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 22, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Decomposing purple toothed polypore mushrooms (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) with green algae on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-22.htm">March 22, 2020</A>
LinkDecomposing purple toothed polypore mushrooms (Trichaptum biforme) with green algae on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, March 22, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Violet toothed polypore fungus (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) at the base of a tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-30.htm">May 30, 2020</A>
LinkViolet toothed polypore fungus (Trichaptum biforme) at the base of a tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, May 30, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Masses of violet toothed polypore fungus (<B>Trichaptum biforme</B>) on a tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-30.htm">May 30, 2020</A>
LinkMasses of violet toothed polypore fungus (Trichaptum biforme) on a tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, May 30, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA

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