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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Polyporales: Polyporaceae: Tyromyces chioneus (Fr.) P.Karst.

Tyromyces chioneus – White Cheese Polypore

Synonyms: Bjerkandera chionea, Boletus candidus, Leptoporus albellus, Leptoporus chioneus, Leptoporus lacteus, Polyporus albellus, Polyporus candidus, Polyporus chioneus, Polystictus chioneus, Tyromyces albellus, Ungularia chionea.

Common name: White Cheese Polypore.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Tyromyces chioneus, commonly known as the white cheese polypore, is a species of polypore fungus. A widely distributed fungus, it has a circumpolar distribution, in temperate boreal pine forests, of Asia, Europe, and North America, causes white rot in dead hardwood trees, especially birch

Finnish: Liitukääpä, Polish: Białak śnieżysty, Swedish: Snövit ticka.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

White cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) with guttation on a big fallen oak near the creek in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-10-20.htm">October 20, 2019</A>
LinkWhite cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) with guttation on a big fallen oak near the creek in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 20, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA
Dissected white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) from on a big fallen oak near the creek in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-10-20.htm">October 20, 2019</A>
LinkDissected white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) from on a big fallen oak near the creek in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, October 20, 2019
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA
White cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a big fallen elm, magnolia or may be oak near the creek in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-12.htm">September 12, 2020</A>
LinkWhite cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a big fallen elm, magnolia or may be oak near the creek in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, September 12, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA
Underside of white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a big fallen tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-12.htm">September 12, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside of white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a big fallen tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, September 12, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA
Large pores of white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a big fallen tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-12.htm">September 12, 2020</A>
LinkLarge pores of white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a big fallen tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, September 12, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA
Cross section of white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a big fallen tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-12.htm">September 12, 2020</A>
LinkCross section of white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a big fallen tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, September 12, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA
Cap of white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a big fallen tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-09-12.htm">September 12, 2020</A>
LinkCap of white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a big fallen tree in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest. Shepherd, Texas, September 12, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Shepherd, TX 77371, USA

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