Name: Ceriporia purpurea
Author: (Fr.) Donk
Citation: Proc. K. Ned. Akad. Wet., Ser. C, Biol. Med. Sci. 74(1): 28 (1971)
Habitat/range: On hardwoods and conifers, causing a white rot. In BC, on Alnus rubra at Langford (Victoria area), hardwood at Princeton, Pinus ponderosa at Penticton, and Populus tremuloides at Revelstoke. Elsewhere in western North America, known from AB and SK south to CA and NM.
Basidiomata effuse, typically in patches a few centimetres in diameter, an- nual, separable, ~ 1–2 mm thick; margin white, minutely tomentose, cottony, narrow to wide; context white, very thin; tubes pale to dark-brownish purple, up to 1 mm deep; pore surface cream, pink, dark red to vinaceus, some bruis- ing reddish, soft, waxy; pores round to angular, 3–4 per millimetre, edges even, finely granulose.Hyphae 2–6 μm diameter with simple septa, walls thin to moderately thick, branches frequent; basidiospores allantoid, 5–8 (–9) × 2.0–2.5 μm.
Polypores of British Columbia (Fungi: Basidiomycota)
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