What kind of mushroom is this?

Asked September 18, 2019, 8:20 AM EDT

I’ve never seen this before and I found it in a friend’s yard yesterday. Any insight would be great! Thank you!

Washington County Oregon fungi

1 Response

Greetings,

This fungus is Phaeolus schweinitzii, the "dyers polypore," so-called because it is used as a dyestuff by crafters. It is not edible.