Junghuhnia nitida

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Junghuhnia nitida

On a very rotten hazel branch. 11 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Resupinate, poroid, orange, pink to pinkish brown, margin white, pores irregular, 5 to 7 pores per mm, about 2 mm thick, forming patches several cm across

Flesh

Soft, pale

Smell

Faint, indistinct

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On rotten wood from deciduous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth, with drops (3.5-4.5) x (2-2.5) µm2. Cystidia thick walled, cylindrical to club shaped, end encrusted. Hyphal system dimitic. Generative hyphae septate, with clamps.

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Junghuhnia nitida

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 11 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Junghuhnia nitida

Spores in Congo Red solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 11 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Junghuhnia nitida

Skeletocystidia in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 11 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin