Phellinus pomaceus

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Phellinus pomaceus

On hawthorn. 22 February 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonymns

Phellinus tuberculosus

Flesh

Dark reddish brown, fibrous, tough

Season

All year

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On living and dead wood, favouring Prunus species especially Prunus spinosa (blackthorn or sloe) but also hawthorn, Malus (apple) and Sorbus species

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Phellinus pomaceus

Spores in Congo red viewed with a x100 immerson objective and x2.5 projection eyepiece. 22 February 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin