Gloeoporus taxicola

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Gloeoporus taxicola (Pers.) Gilb. & Ryvarden syn. Meruliopsis taxicola (Pers.) Bondartsev & Singer (illustrated 35% life size) Fruit body forming large, resupinate patches, surface poroid-merulioid, waxy. Pores white to pinkish, darkening on bruising or with age to reddish-brown or almost black, the margin remaining white. Spores 3–7Γ—1–1.5ΒΌ, curved-cylindrical. Habitat on coniferous wood; all year. Uncommon. Not edible.

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