Observation 186874: Irpex lacteus (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2014-10-19
(49.8925° 73.03317° 590m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Irpex lacteus (Fr.) Fr. Polyporaceae, Aphyllophorales. (Milk-white Toothed Polypore or Ирпекс молочно-белый).

Mushroom: crust-like hairy or coarse velvety stalkless mass 5-10cm wide (up to 20×30cm or more) with some projecting small comb-like overlapped caps. Mushroom has light cream or coffee with milk color with white edges.
Flesh 1-3mm thick, white up to dull cream.
Tubes 2-5mm long, 1-2 per 1mm and becoming soon hairy or stubby (tiny flattened needles and crimped leafs).
Habitat: single or small group at the old partially rotten elm stumps or trunks minor at living deciduous wood with crust damage.
Edibility: no data, stiff as a wood.
Season: June-October or annual, died (?) over winter.

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