The specimen was fruiting on the bottom side a well decayed ponderosa pine log. The very loose hymenium, lack of clamps, lack of cystidia, small, smooth (boring) spores fit the genus well and do not eliminate the species. The spores were a little small for the species description ( 4-5 X 2.5-3).

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The basidiocarp in all it glory.
spores at 400X in meltzers
Spores at 1000X in meltzers
close-up of basidiocarp
Hymenium with basidia

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Used references: Corticiaceae s.l. Bernicchia and Gorjón
Based on microscopic features: Lack of clamps, cystida, and almost any other useful characters, plus spore and basidia size

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