Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

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Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

8 October 2017 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonymns

Tyromyces gilvescens

Fruiting Body

Resupinate, poroid, white, pale pink, or pale brown, tubes 1 to 4 mm thick, 3 to 5 pores per mm

Flesh

Soft, whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous trees, especially beech

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped, smooth, hyaline (3.5-5.5) x (1.5-2.0) µm2. Hyphal system monomitic, some hyphae encrusted, clamps present. Cystidia not present. Basidia club shaped with two to four spores.

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

The two specimens shown were found in consecutive years growing on the same fallen tree in almost the same spot.

Additional Photographs

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 8 October 2017 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

9 October 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 9 October 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

Encrusted hyphae in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 9 October 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

Hyphae with clamps in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 9 October 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

16 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

16 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 16 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ceriporiopsis gilvescens

Encrusted hyphae in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 16 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin