Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens (Bres.) Domański syn. Poria gilvescens Bres. (illustrated 45% life size) Fruit body resupinate, initially small then merging into larger patches of up to 10–15×2–5cm and 0.5cm thick; white, bruising or drying flesh-coloured, reddish-brown, or ochraceous, remaining pale at the sterile margin. Tubes 1–4mm long; pale reddish-brown. Pores 3–5 per mm, more or less angular. Spores 4–6(7)×1.5–2¼, elliptical-cylindrical. Hyphal system monomitic, hyphae with clamp connections, thin-walled. Habitat on logs and rotting stumps of deciduous trees; all year. Uncommon. Not edible.

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