Pileus reniform, corky, rigid, convex above, plane below, 10 X 17 X 5 cm.; surface glabrous, thinly encrusted, smooth, laccate, very lustrous, bay to black, with a deep groove near the margin, which is cream-colored, rounded, smooth, entire, finely tomentose; context punky, white to slightly discolored, homogeneous, with white lines of mycelium near the stipe, 2-3.5 cm. thick; tubes annual, 1 cm. long, avellaneous within, mouths circular to angular, 3 to a mm., edges thin, entire, white to avellaneous; stipe lateral, very thick, short, subcylindric, 2-4 cm. long, 3-6 cm. thick, expanding into the pileus, which it resembles in color, surface, and context.
Type collected near Seaside, Oregon, on an old log of Picea sitchensis, during the summer of 1905, by an unknown collector.
The holotype is probably BPI 236616.
Created: 2007-01-09 21:04:01 PST (-0800) by Darvin DeShazer (darv)
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