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Irpex lacteus is a s a white-rot fungus that inhabits mainly angiosperm branches and trunks, and is distributed throughout temperate areas of the world. It is the type of the genus Irpex. Irpex lacteus is considered a polypore, but depending on growth conditions it can also produce a hydnoid hymenophore. It was spotted in the woods near Makrirrachi village, Pelion mountain, Greece.