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Picipes badius This is a picture of Picipes badius at Patapsco Valley State Park in Catonsville, Maryland. Black-footed polypore,Geotagged,Picipes badius,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Picipes badius

This is a picture of Picipes badius at Patapsco Valley State Park in Catonsville, Maryland.

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''Royoporus badius'' or ''Picipes badius'', commonly known as the black-footed polypore or black-leg, is a species of fungus in the family Polyporaceae. It causes a white rot of hardwoods and conifers. The species is found in temperate areas of Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America. It has a dark brown or reddish-brown cap that reaches a diameter of 25 cm, and a stipe that is often completely black or brown at the top and black at the base.

Similar species: Polyporales
Species identified by Matthew Beziat
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By Matthew Beziat

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Uploaded Apr 7, 2021. Captured Mar 26, 2021 11:51 in Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park, Catonsville, MD 21228, USA.
  • SM-G965U
  • f/2.4
  • 1/223s
  • ISO50
  • 4.3mm