Serpula lacrimans
(also known as Merulius lacrimans)
Dry Rot
F. Coniophoraceae
O. Aphyllophorales
Mushroom Body
8-15 cm across, can grow to be 50 cm long
Semicircular, occassionally grows up and out (may have a short and stubby stalk)
Dark brown/black in center, edges white

Develops a musty odor
Spore Producing Surface
Spreads over almost entire surface, curved flaps
Pores Brown, not uniform
Corn shaped
Spore Print Light Brown
Dry or wet coniferous wood (inside and outside)
June-January outdoors (all year indoors)