17 January 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Crust-like, usually also bracket-like, upper surface finely velvety, whitish, then orange-brown, sometimes with a green algal coat, underside orange-brown
On living and dead wood from deciduous trees
Spores ellipsoidal to cylindrical, smooth, hyaline, amyloid (5-8) x (2-3.5) µm2. Basidia cylindrical, 4-spored. Hyphal system dimitic. Clamp connections absent. Pseudocystidia cylindrical, hyaline to yellowish with rounded apices. Acutocystidia cylindrical, with acute apices.