MycoKey : the species Inonotus leporinus

Generic short diagnoses: Annual, typically thick-fleshed and tough, but not woody,white rotting polypores with more or less vivid brown flesh, pore surface with a silvery reflex when fresh and often with prominent hymenial setae. On wood or rooting in soil.

Inonotus leporinus

Inonotus leporinus , harekjuke, harticka, Fichten-Schillerporling
Illustration and © Heikki Kotiranta
Finland, 2.8.1974

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