Observation 213006: Postia tephroleuca (Fr.) Jülich
When: 2015-07-23
(49.3654° 75.3648° 945m)
No herbarium specimen

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, flat, minor gentle convex, milky-white up to light gray or brownish-white, cream-white; often with concentric coloring; 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 when old.
Tubes: 2-8 long and 3-5 per 1mm; pores oval and indistinct when young.
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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