Hypocrea pulvinata

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Hypocrea pulvinata

16 January 2011 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Irregular, thin, whitish, pale yellow then brown with age, to about 2mm thick

Flesh

White

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On old Piptoporus betulinus brackets

Microscopic Features

Ascospores sub-spherical to ovoid (4-5) x (3-4) µm2. Asci cylindrical, 16 spored.

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

The name derives from the pulvinate (cushion shaped) form