Fomitopsidaceae
21 genera
42 species
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Amaropostia stiptica
Distribution: Northern hemisphere.
Habitat: Temperate forests.
Substrate: Wood.
Antrodia heteromorpha
Distribution: Widespread in coniferous forests. Widespread in northern hemisphere.
Habitat: Coniferous forests.
Substrate: Wood
Brunneoporus malicola
Distribution: Northern Hemisphere.
Habitat: Temperate forests.
Substrate: Hardwoods.
Calcipostia guttulata
Distribution: Widespread in North America.
Habitat: Coniferous forests.
Substrate: Wood.
Daedalea quercinamaze-gill fungus, oak maze-gill
Fomitopsis mounceaered-belted conk, red-belted polypore
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Widespread in northern North America and Appalachia in coniferous forests.
Origin: native
Fomitopsis ochracea
Distribution: Widespread across northern North America and Appalachia, on conifers and hardwoods.
Fomitopsis officinalisquinine conk, enfant-du-pin, larch fungus, quinine fungus, larch polypore
Fomitopsis pinicolared-belted bracket, red-belt conk, red-belted polypore, redbelt
Habitat: Occurs on conifers and hardwoods.
Fuscopostia fragilis
Distribution: Widespread in forested temperate areas.
Habitat: Coniferous forests.
Substrate: Wood.
Fuscopostia leucomallella
Distribution: Northern North America.
Habitat: Temperate forests.
Substrate: Dead conifers.
Ischnoderma resinosumresinous polypore
Habitat: Occurs on conifers and hardwoods.
Laetiporus conifericolachicken-of-the-woods, chicken mushroom, sulphur shelf
Habitat: living trees, logs, stumps, snags, and even utility poles.
Osteina obducta
Distribution: Primarily in the ranges of Pseudotsuga menziesii and Picea sitchensis. Western North America.
Habitat: Coniferous forests.
Substrate: Wood
Osteina undosa
Distribution: Northern hemisphere.
Habitat: Coniferous forests.
Substrate: Conifer wood.
Phaeolus schweinitziidyer's mazegill, dye polypore, dyer's polypore
Habitat: Terrestrial, at the root of living conifers
Piptoporus betulinusbirch conk, razorstrop fungus, birch polypore
Postia caesiablue cheese polypore
Distribution: Northern hemisphere.
Habitat: Forests and woodlands.
Substrate: Wood.
Pycnoporellus alboluteusorange sponge polypore
Distribution: It occurs throughout the western mountains, and also has been reported occasionally from the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada
Habitat: common high-mountain fungus in spring and summer, fruiting on conifer logs, especially those of spruce, and occasionally on aspen
Rhodonia placenta
Distribution: Northern hemisphere.
Habitat: Coniferous forests.
Substrate: Wood.
Spongiporus leucospongiamarshmallow polypore
Distribution: North America.
Habitat: Montane forests with fir and spruce, forming under deep snow. Can be found up to timberline.
Substrate: Dead conifers.
Spores: Snowmelt.