Violet Toothed Polypore
Tough, hairy bracket fungus with violet margins and zones of white, brown, and black; pores whitish violet, breaking into teeth. Grows on stumps and logs of deciduous wood. Year-round. Cap semicircular, flat; zones of white-gray, ochre or dark brown, and brown-black; persistent violet along the margin; texture tough, hairy. Pores angular, becoming toothlike; whitish brown with violet tinge, fading to buff, with persistent violet along the margin. Stalk not present. Spore print white. Spores magnified are cylindrical, smooth.
Lookalikes: Other flat polypores that grow on stumps and logs.