-- field key --

9 Polypores: various and numerous and perennial forms remaining over winter; nearly all (there are conspicuous exceptions) share a couple of common features: on wood, stalkless, fleshy to usually hard, and with a pore-like surface under the cap.

Dryad's Saddle
Polyporus squamosus
Chicken Mushroom
Laetiporus sulphureus


Hen of the woods
Grifola frondosa
another view


Shellac polypore
Ganoderma tsugae
Artist's Conk
Ganoderma applanatum


Turkey tail
Trametes versicolor
another, in an illustration



Cinnabar polypore
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus