This page will cover some of the basics for Polyporus umbellatus - the umbrella polypore
A Rare Treat
This saprobe rots the base of hardwoods and is often found growing out of rotting/exposed roots and will commonly fruit in the same area for some years. These are a fairly rare find so mark your GPS if you find one.
Photo by Brian Boatwright
Individual Caps, Branching Stem