The members of this genus have white spores and a leathery pileus, with the lamellae hairy and grooved, or split. Schizophyllum commune is common on twigs or branches. It varies from 1/2 to 2 inches across, appearing as fluted shells on the bark.

Fa-mil'-l-a Pa'-nus Trog'-i-a Skiz-o-phyl'-lum Com-mu'-ne

Section of C. familia

Section of C. familia.

Fungi with Gills