Name: Fomitiporia robusta
Author: (P. Karst.) Fiasson & Niemelä
Citation: Karstenia 24(1): 25 (1984)
Deprecated Synonyms: Phellinus robustus (P. Karst.) Bourdot & Galzin
Type: Lignicolous Fungi; Description: Basidiomata perennial, solitary, firm and woody, attached by a broad lateral base. Pilei ungulate, applanate or occasionally subglobose, 50–300 mm wide, 30–150 mm thick. Pileus surface tomentose, concentrically coarsely sulcate and ridged, frequently creviced when old, at first cinnamon brown, darkening to black, margin entire, reddish brown. Pore surface plane, often creviced, with a sterile border 2–5 mm wide, reddish brown to dark brown; pores stratose, small, 5–7 per mm. Context cinnamon brown. Hyphal system dimitic. Setae usually present, ventricose, base inflated and narrowing towards the attachment point, apex acute, 16–24 × 6–12 μm, chestnut brown. Basidiospores globose to subglobose, 6–7 × 5–6 μm, smooth, hyaline.
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