Observation 212943: Postia tephroleuca (Fr.) Jülich
When: 2015-06-24
(55.815° 37.751° 235m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Postia tephroleuca (Fr.) Jülich, Polyporaceae, Aphyllophorales. (Постия серо-белая).
Milky-white up to light grey or brownish-white flattened or crust-like mushroom
Cap: 4-8cm wide, 1-2 cm thick, fan-shaped, circular or semicircular; often irregular shaped or crust-like, gentle convex or flat, milky-white up to light gray or brownish-white, yellowish-white; upper surface is smooth, sometimes uneven and somewhat bumpy, lower part is fine velvety because micro porous.
Flesh: soft 0.5-1.5cm thick, somewhat elastic, white up to light gray then brownish-grey.
Tubes: 2-8 long and 3-5 per 1mm; pores oval up to narrow and sometimes curved.
Stalk: absent, mainly lateral fixation.
Habitat: small groups or overlapped clusters at the old partially rotten stumps or trunks of deciduous woods.
Edibility: no data.
Season: June-September.

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