Crepidotus cesatii

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Crepidotus cesatii

9 March 2008 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Kidney shaped or shell shaped, surface smooth to finely downy, lobed, margin often notched, whitish to pale brown, to about 20mm across

Gills

Fairly distant, whitish then pinkish brown

Flesh

White, thin

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn to winter

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On twigs and branches, usually from deciduous trees

Spore Print

Pinkish cinnamon

Microscopic Features

Spores sub-globose, finely warty (6.5-8.5) x (5-7) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

This fungus is easily confused with C. variabilis, though the two are readily separated by examination of the spores under a microscope