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Pleurotus cystidiosus

By | 2016-12-21T22:40:09+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Trees & Fungi|

Fruiting Body

Fruiting bodies up to 9.0 cm in height, pleurotoid; pilei up to 10.5 cm in diameter, depressed, surface grayish brown bearing brownish to purplish squamules, dry, fleshy, flesh up to 0.3 cm thick, white, lamellae yellowish white, decurrent, extending down on to the stipe, subdistant (up to 0.4 cm apart from each other), unequal, […]

Hexagonia tenuis

By | 2016-12-21T21:52:16+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Trees & Fungi|

Fruiting Body

Fruiting bodies (pilei) annual to perennial, 3-5 cm × 4-8 cm and 0.2 cm thick, solitary or in clusters, pileate, flabelliform to semi-circular bracket, broadly or narrowly attached to the substrate or almost stipitate, thin, flexible and coriaceous when dry, upper surface concentrically zoned, ochraceous to dark brown; pore surface […]

Auricularia polytricha

By | 2016-12-21T21:52:07+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Trees & Fungi|

Fruiting Body

Fruiting bodies annual, 4-16 cm wide, resupinate or pileate, loosely attached, laterally and sometimes by a very short stalk, elastic, gelatinous, hymenium smooth, or wrinkled, pale brown to dark brown to blackish brown with a whitish boom, sterile surface dark yellowish brown to dark brown with greyish brown bands, hairy, silky; hairs up to […]

Schizophyllum commune

By | 2016-12-21T21:51:58+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Trees & Fungi|

Fruiting Body

Fruiting bodies (pilei) 1-3(5) cm in diameter, round, fan-shaped or kidney-shaped, flesh hard, becoming thin and elastic when wet, and fragile under dry conditions, outer surface felted, wavy, slightly lined, with white, grey-white or pale orange areas, margin curling inwards, either split or lobed, stemless, simply sitting on the substrate; spores 5-5.5μm × 2 […]

Rigidoporus ulmarius

By | 2016-12-21T21:50:46+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Trees & Fungi|

Fruiting Body

Fruiting bodies up to 30 cm across, thick; pilei semi-circular, flat, hoof-shaped or irregular, woody yet pliable, upper surface cream-coloured, usually with green algal growth in older specimens; pore surface red-orange, fading to buff or dull pink with age, tube layers cinnamon brown in contrast to the paler flesh, pores 5-6 per mm; spores […]

Kretzschmaria sandvicensis

By | 2016-12-21T22:40:19+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Trees & Fungi|

Fruiting Body

Stromata 1.5-7 cm in diameter, 2-3 mm thick, separated, aggregated or fused, attached to substrate with narrow connectives, with crenate margins, surface brown-coppery to dark brown, with reticulate cracks, immediately beneath surface carbonaceous, tissue between and beneath perithecia brown to dark brown; perithecia 1.3-1.8 mm high, 0.6-1.5 mm wide, globose to obovoid; ostioles papillate […]

Inonotus rickii

By | 2016-12-21T21:49:13+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Trees & Fungi|

Fruiting Body

Sexual stage: fruiting bodies annual, up to 45 cm wide and 10 cm thick, sessile, attached to the substrate widely and firmly; pilei applanate to
ungulates, single to imbricate, at first soft and fleshy and then becoming firm, margin acute or obtuse, entire, undulate, upper surface golden brown and tomentose in younger parts, oldest parts […]

Ganoderma applanatum

By | 2016-12-21T21:47:46+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Trees & Fungi|

Fruiting Body

Fruiting bodies perennial, 10-20 cm × 5-15 cm and 1.5-12 cm thick; pilei broadly rounded, hoof-shaped or irregularly shaped bracket, flat and
directly attached to the substrate in clusters and tiers, cork-like to woody, grey turning into brown, upper surface forming an uneven crust, with ridges and concentrated furrows, covered by a thick chocolate brown […]