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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
Giant white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on an oak with small leaves, living, around 1 m thick, 1.5 m over the ground in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-03.htm">October 3, 2021</A>
LinkGiant white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on an oak with small leaves, living, around 1 m thick, 1.5 m over the ground in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, October 3, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, San Jacinto County, Texas, United States
Water droplets under a giant white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a large oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-03.htm">October 3, 2021</A>
LinkWater droplets under a giant white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a large oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, October 3, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, San Jacinto County, Texas, United States
Side view of a giant white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a large oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-03.htm">October 3, 2021</A>
LinkSide view of a giant white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a large oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, October 3, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
Dissected cap of a giant white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a large oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-03.htm">October 3, 2021</A>
LinkDissected cap of a giant white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a large oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, October 3, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, San Jacinto County, Texas, United States
Large pores of a giant white cheese polypore mushroom (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>) on a large oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-03.htm">October 3, 2021</A>
LinkLarge pores of a giant white cheese polypore mushroom (Tyromyces chioneus) on a large oak in Big Creek Scenic Area of Sam Houston National Forest near Shepherd. Texas, October 3, 2021
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Coldspring, TX 77331, USA
White cheese polypore mushrooms (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>)(?) on cut oak logs in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-28.htm">October 28, 2021</A>
LinkWhite cheese polypore mushrooms (Tyromyces chioneus)(?) on cut oak logs in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 28, 2021
Location on mapsRacoon Run Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
White cheese polypore mushrooms (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>)(?) on edge of cut oak logs in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-28.htm">October 28, 2021</A>
LinkWhite cheese polypore mushrooms (Tyromyces chioneus)(?) on edge of cut oak logs in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 28, 2021
Location on mapsRacoon Run Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States
Cross section of white cheese polypore mushrooms (<B>Tyromyces chioneus</B>)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-10-28.htm">October 28, 2021</A>
LinkCross section of white cheese polypore mushrooms (Tyromyces chioneus)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 28, 2021
Location on mapsRacoon Run Trail, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, United States

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