A close up of the pore surface. 25 December 2021 Bramdean Common, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Resupinate, forming a thin layer on the substrate, surface appearing smooth to the naked eye, but a loupe reveals fine pores, 6 to 8 pores per mm, surface white, yellowish when dry, margin fringed, white
Soft when fresh, whitish
On rotten wood from deciduous and coniferous trees
Spores sausage shaped, strongly curved, smooth , inamyloid (3-3.5) x (1-1.5) µm2. Basidia club shaped to sub-globose, 4 spored. Hyphal system dimitic. Generative hyphae thin walled, with clamps 1 to 3 µm wide, halocystidia sometimes present, cystidioles present, bag shaped with a thin neck. Skeletal hyphae thick walled, sinuous, 2 to 3 µm wide.
25 December 2021 Bramdean Common, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 25 December 2021 Bramdean Common, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.