Observation 92170: Lentinus subgenus Lentinus sect. Lentinus

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Recognized by sight: “Pileus 2—5.5 cm diam., tough coriaceous, deeply umbilicate to deeply infundibuliforms; surface pale ochreaceous to tawny brown, darker and glabrous at the centre which eventually becomes rimose, beset with more or less concentric zones of curved, erect triangular or pyramidal, fibrillose squamules, becoming more floccose to villose at the margin; margin not or only slightly involute, soon spreading and finally lobed. Lamellae short decurrent, only slightly anastomosing at stipe apex, pale ochreaceous brown, perhaps with a lilaceous tint when frsh, linear, 1—2 mm wide, very crowded, with lamellulae of four lengths; edge denticulate. Stipe short and thick, 2—3 cm x 2.5-14 mm, ligneous, cylindric, expanded towards apex, solid; surface pale to dark greyish brown, covered by a fine, pale tomentum but soon glabrescent. Context 1—2 mm thick, wood-coloured, consisting of a dimitic hyphal system with skeleto-ligative hyphae.”
Used references: Pegler, D. N. 1983. “The genus Lentinus: a world monograph.” Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, England. 281 pp. [pg. 37]

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