Postia subcaesia

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Postia subcaesia

1 December 2013 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Bracket shaped, narrowly attached to the substrate, upper surface covered with coarse hairs, whitish, sometimes with blue areas. Underside whitish, pores irregular, 5 to 6 per mm, tubes 2 to 5 mm long. Growing to about 5 cm across

Flesh

Firm, white

Smell

Fungal

Taste

Indistinct

Season

All year, sporulating in autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped, smooth (4.5-5.5) x (1-1.3) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Postia subcaesia

1 December 2013 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Postia subcaesia

A close up of the pores. 1 December 2013 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin