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On a fallen Beech trunk. 1 January 2009 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Thin, smooth or rough, cream, grey brown or reddish brown, forming large mats on the substrate that may extend over several meters
Thin, pale brown
Very strong, of moth balls
On dead wood from deciduous trees, favouring ash, but also beech and willow
Spores sub-spherical with a prominent germ pore, smooth (5-6) µm
Unknown but of no culinary interest
This fungus was first recorded in England in 1989 in Norfolk.
On a fallen Beech trunk. 7 March 2009 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin