Phlebia lilascens

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Phlebia lilascens

A close up of the surface. 11 December 2021 Beech, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Fruiting Body

Forming a layer on the substrate, thin, smooth to lumpy, yellowish, ochraceous or brown

Flesh

Soft, gelatinous

Smell

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Rarely reported

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous and coniferous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores narrowly ellipsoidal, smooth (4-4.5) x (2-2.5) µm2. Basidia narrowly clavate, four spored. Cystidia absent. Hyphal system monomitic, clamps present.

Edibility

Inedible

Phlebia lilascens

11 December 2021 Beech, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Phlebia lilascens

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 11 December 2021 Beech, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Phlebia lilascens

Basidia in Congo Red solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 11 December 2021 Beech, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Phlebia lilascens

Basidium with basal clamp in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 11 December 2021 Beech, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.