Gloeoporus taxicola

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Gloeoporus taxicola

Collected and identified by Alan Lucas. 15 February 2009 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Meruliopsis taxicola, Caloporus taxicola

Fruiting Body

Resupinate, thin, pores irregular, 2 to 4 per mm, whitish, ochraceous or reddish brown, margin whitish

Flesh

Soft, whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On dead wood from coniferous trees, favouring Pinus sylvestris

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped, smooth (4-6) x (1-1.5) µm2

Edibility

Inedible