Species Detail

Fomitopsis pinicola Fr. Kar. unconfirmed
Red-belted polypore


Scientific Name:  
Fomitopsis pinicola Fr. Kar. unconfirmed
Common Name:  
Red-belted polypore
Myaamia Name:  
lenoonkwia prickly pear cactus also
Uses:  
Undetermined
Harvest Seasons:  
Winter, Fall
Habitats:  
Dry Prairie grasslands, Wet Prairie grasslands with flooding
Locations:  
Geboe Property, Liebert Property
Growth Forms:  
Cultivated

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Fomitopsis pinicola Fr. Kar. unconfirmed
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Description  A mushroom with leathery polypores; with colors in concentric circles; i.e. mans face; ilanongwia
No Reference Specified Description  Fomitopsis spp. is a genus of fungi that grow on trees and have a flat bottom and often semi-conical top portion that could resemble a mans nose; and together with the tree could resemble a mans face. Dr. Nicholas Money Miami University says this is a good guess for this Miami plant; since it is very common in the Midwest and the description fits
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "ilanongwia; fungus with markings; growing laterally on logs or trees i-la:nongia literally mans face"
Botanical Sources  
Fomitopsis pinicola Fr. Kar. unconfirmed
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Related Sources  
Fomitopsis pinicola Fr. Kar. unconfirmed
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