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Trichaptum abietinum

Trichaptum abietinum


Fruiting body annual or short-lived perennial, 1-4 cm broad, up to 0.5 cm thick, flattened to slightly convex, margin wavy, forming tiers of overlapping sessile shelves; surface hairy, zonate, whitish to light-grey, usually pale purple near the margin, in age sometimes greenish from colonizing algae; flesh leathery, thin, pale brown to purplish-brown. Hymenium single-seried tubes, 1-3 mm long, pale brown; pores 2-4 per mm, circular to angular, at maturity frequently toothlike; purple when young, fading to brownish-purple.


Spotted on a dead pine tree.

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Spotted on Oct 17, 2012
Submitted on Nov 23, 2012

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