Observation 180084: Daedalea ambigua Berk.
When: 2014-09-21
(52.95911° 70.36222° 445m)

Notes: Daedaleopsis ambigua, Polyporaceae, Aphyllophorales. (Трутовик-мшанка.)

Yellowish-white flattened stiff mushroom with bryozoa-like pore structure.
Cap: 8-18cm wide, semicircular or fan-shaped; slightly convex or flat, smooth near margin, uneven and somewhat fine bumpy in the centre, whitish with indistinct concentric semi-circles (dull cream, yellowish-white and white); old cap sometimes colored with algae. Cap sometimes grows through branches, and needles including them and other vegetation fragments into a cap.
Flesh: 0.5-2cm thick, white up to yellowish-white.
Tubes: 0.2-0.4cm long; pores long (0.2-0.3 × 1-4mm), pore structure somewhat bryozoa-like.
Spore print is white.
Stalk: absent or short (up to 0.5cm) as fixation base at the edge of bottom side.
Habitat: single or small clusters scattered on the old partially rotten pine-tree minor birch stumps or trunks.
Edibility: stiff as a wood, no data on soft young mushroom (ants often eat this dry mushroom).
Season: June-September.
Dried specimen # 760 is in Karaganda town, Kazakhstan

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