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Oak Maze Gill - Daedalea quercina

Oak Maze Gill
Daedalea quercina

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Daedalea quercina For a closer look click on images.
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This mushroom grows on hardwoods and is closely associated with Oak trees. It is polypore with large, long and irregular pores that resemble gills. Oak Maze Gill is a perennial living about three years. It's range covers most of North America but becomes rarer west of the Mississippi River.

INEDIBLE: Tough and rough

Oak Maze Gill Mushroom

This group was found on a downed limb in Stone Valley, Colton, NY. Sept. 16, 2008

Underside of Oak Maze Gill