Antrodia albida

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Antrodia albida

5 December 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Resupinate, or rarely bracket shaped, poroid, pores white to yellow, irregular, large, 1-3 per mm, tubes to 5 mm

Flesh

Whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On wood from decidous trees and shrubs

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores cylindrical, smooth, hyaline (8-12) x (3.5-4.5) µm2. Hyphal system dimitic, generative hyphae with clamps. Basidia club shaped, 2 to 4 spored, with basal clamp.

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Antrodia albida

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 5 December 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Antrodia albida

Hyphae in Cngo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 5 December 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin