Hymenochaetales is an order of basidiomycotic fungi which have few uniting morphological charecteristics, but which have been identified as closely related through molecular phylogeny (studies of their DNA). Some are polypores and others agaric species.
Aurificaria luteo-umbrina
This species photographed in Puerto Rico.
Coltricia cinnamomea
Photograph and description of this species.
Coltricia perennis
Photograph and description of this species.
Hymenochaetaceae
Photographs of Coltricia perennis, Hymenochaete tabacina, Inonotus radiatus and several species of Phellinus.
Hymenochaetales
Information from Wikipedia on this order of basidiomycete fungi.
Inonotus
Photographs of Inonotus dryadeus, commonly known as the Dryad’s Saddle, and Inonotus obliquus.
Inonotus hispidus
Several photographs, including enlargements of spores and the hymenophore, and a description of this fungus and its habitat, in Polish and English.
Inonotus obliquus
Several photographs and detailed information on this fungus which is mainly found growing on birch trees. Polish and English.
Inonotus radiatus
Several photographs and a description of this fungus which mainly grows on alder trees. Polish and English.
Phaeolus schweinitzii
Photograph of this species growing on fallen pine needles.
Phaeolus schweinitzii
Tom Volk provides photographs and information on this dye polypore or velvet-top fungus.
Phellinus gilvus
Photograph and description of this species.
Phellinus igniarius
Photographs and article by Tom Volk on this bracket fungus which causes heart rot in trees and has a long association with the indigenous peoples of North America.
Phellinus tremulae
Article with photographs by Tom Volk on this species which causes heartrot in aspen trees and conks on the trunk.
Phellinus weirii
Photograph of a dead tree with fruiting bodies of this species which causes a laminated root disease in its host.
Phylloporus pelletieri
Several photographs of this species.
Phylloporus rhodoxanthus
Photographs of several of these fungi.
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