Taxonomic Swap 65008 (Committed on 15-11-2019)

Type species of the genus Cerioporus, so if that genus is accepted, this species must be in it. Support for the genus is good. See,, and

Added by jameskm on 16 November, 2019 00:57 | Committed by jameskm on 15 November, 2019
replaced with


Although long-known under the name Polyporus squamosus the evidence seems to be quite strong that the species does not belong in Polyporus and should be recognised in Cerioporus.

ZMITROVICH, I.V. & A.E. KOVALENKO 2016. Lentinoid and polyporoid fungi, two generic conglomerates containing important medicinal
mushrooms in molecular perspective. – Int. J. Medicinal Mushrooms. 18: 23–38.

(from cooperj)

Posted by jameskm over 4 years ago

Thank you so much for confirming the change . This was quite an amazing thing to see in the forest. There were several other smaller ones on the same tree. I love learning about new things in nature from Inaturalist and very smart people like you!

Posted by pollyspocket over 4 years ago

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