Hapalopilus nidulans

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Hapalopilus nidulans

12 September 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Bracket shaped, upper surface felty then smooth, cinnamon brown, underside cinnamon brown, pores angular 2 to 4 per mm, to about 10 cm across

Flesh

Soft, pinkish brown

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Summer to autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal to cylindrical (3.5-5) x (2-3) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

The flesh turns purple when exposed to KOH solution

Additional Photographs

Hapalopilus nidulans

12 September 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin