Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Lentinus
Family: Polyporaceae (Fungus)
Taxon : Fungus
Group : Plant

SPECIES
sajor-caju
NOTES

Fruit bodies 50-150 mm in diameter in groups on decaying logs mostly in early summer. Large conspicuous funnel-shaped bodies with a short stipe and densely crowded decurrent white lamellae. Causes white rot in wood.


AUTHORITY
(Fr.) Fr.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Fungus
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The centre of the funnel is slightly darker in colour and the margin is wavy
Colour: White
Common Name
Funnel woodcap
Tregterhoutswam
Habitat
NOTES: Found on rotting logs in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Food
Is edible when young but becomes very tough with age
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Pleurotis sajor-caju



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