Species: Hairy Curtain Crust (Stereum hirsutum)

Family: Gilled Mushrooms (STEREACEAE)

Category: Fungi

Location: One Sighting

A. Fungi

More extensive information on fungi can be found in a separate blog post.

B. Gilled Mushrooms (STEREACEAE)

These are crust or patch fungi (corticioid fungi), having effused fruiting bodies that often form on the undersides of dead tree trunks or branches. They are also referred to as bracket or shelf fungi.

C. Hairy Curtain Crust (Stereum hirsutum)

This is a plant pathogen commonly infecting peach trees, but also may be found on dead hardwood trees and conifers. Its undulating body is usually orange-brown shading to yellow at the edges. It is sometimes called False Turkey-tail.

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Hairy Curtain Crust

Hairy Curtain Crust is a plant pathogen commonly infecting peach trees, but also may be found on dead hardwood trees and conifers.