Lentinus LepideusLentinus lepideus
Cap or Pileus - Fleshy, firm, convex or expanded. Creamy white, spotted with dark brown appressed scales. 3-5 inches.
Gills or Lamellae - Rather broad, not crowded; growing down the stem. White edges, irregularly toothed.
Stem or Stipe - Whitish. Sometimes eccentric, straight, or curved; firm, solid, equal, or tapering at the base. 2-4 inches long.
Ring or Annulus - None.
Spores - White.
Flesh - White.
Time - June to August.
Habitat - On wood; common on railroad ties.