California Fungi—Spongiporus leucospongia
Spongiporus leucospongia
(Photo: © Michael Wood)

Spongiporus leucospongia (Cooke & Hark.) Murrill
Bull. Torrey bot. Club 32(9): 474. 1905.

Basionym: Polyporus leucospongia Cooke & Harkn (Protologue)

Photo: The snow in the background shows this fungus' habit of fruiting near melting snow banks

Common Name: none

Synonyms: Tyromyces leucospongia (Cooke & Hark.) Bondartsev & Singer; Oligoporus leucospongia (Cooke & Hark.) Gilb. & Ryvarden; Postia leucospongia (Cooke & Hark.) J├╝lich; Polyporus leucospongia Cooke & Harkn