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Wrinkled crust

Phlebia radiata

Description:

Phlebia radiata is an orange to pink crust fungus that grows 1-10 cm or more across. It is irregular in outline and up to about 3 mm thick. The surface is wrinkled, with the wrinkles and folds radiating from a more or less central point. Occasionally developing a slightly folded-over, hairy edge.

Habitat:

Phlebia radiata is saprobic. It spreads itself across logs and stumps of dead hardwoods and conifers and is usually found in well wooded areas.

Notes:

Spotted in Wechelerveld in rural area of Deventer, Holland. (sources:see reference and thanks Michel Beeckman for the ID)

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3 Comments

Jae
Jae 7 years ago

Thanks for the kind comments, Mark and Doreen.

doreen.chambers.14
doreen.chambers.14 7 years ago

Very pretty!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Brilliant folds and colour.

Jae
Spotted by
Jae

Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands

Spotted on Nov 6, 2014
Submitted on Nov 8, 2014

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