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10 August 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Bracket shaped, broadly attached to the substrate, upper surface smooth to finely velvety, zoned, yellow brown to reddish brown, under surface whitish, bruising reddish, pores maze like, to about 20 cm across
White then brown with age
Indistinct or bitter
On dead wood from deciduous trees
Spores cylindrical (6-7.5) x (2-3) µm2