Antrodia albida

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Antrodia albida (Fr.) Donk syn. Coriolellus albidus (Fr.) Bondartsev (illustrated 40% life size) Fruit body resupinate or forming small brackets 1–3cm×0.5–1cm across, 0.2–0.7cm thick; white to light yellowish-brown; upper surface finely hairy. Flesh white. Tubes 2–5mm long. Pores 0.6–2mm diameter, angular; white or cream to pale buff. Spores 6–11×3–5¼, cylindrical-elliptical. Hyphal structure dimitic, generative hyphae with clamp connections. Habitat on fallen branches and logs of deciduous trees, causing brown rot of the wood; all year. Occasional. Not edible.

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