Cylindrobasidium laeve

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Cylindrobasidium laeve

14 February 2009 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Cylindrobasidium evolvens

Fruiting Body

Resupinate, thin, whitish then pinkish, margin remaining white, about 1mm thick

Flesh

Soft, thin, whitish

Smell

Fungal

Taste

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On dead wood, usually from deciduous trees, rarely from coniferous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ovoid, smooth (8-12) x (5-7) µm2. Basidia 4 spored, club shaped. Cystidia spindle shaped. Hyphae with clamp connections at the septa, and sometimes filled with droplets.

Edibility

Inedible