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Coriolus hirsutus.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Borostás egyrétûtapló, Polypore hirsute, Striegelige Tramete
Coriolus hirsutus Mushroom
Ref No: 7605
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream, Yellow, Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Coriolus hirsutus (Wulf. ex Fr.) Quél. syn. Trametes hirsuta (Wulf. ex Fr.) Pilát. Striegelige Tramete Borostás egyrétûtapló (tapló) Polypore hirsute Bracket 4–10cm across, 2–6cm wide, 0.5–1cm thick, single or in overlapping groups; upper surface covered in silvery hairs, concentrically zoned and contoured, whitish to yellow-brown or grey when young, greying with age. Flesh tough and leathery, white. Taste bitter, smell slightly of aniseed when fresh. Tubes 1–5mm long, white to yellowish. Pores 2–4 per mm, subcircular, white at first later cream, often tinted grey. Spores whitish, ellipsoid to subcylindric, 5.5–7.5 x 1.5–2.5um. Hyphal structure trimitic. Habitat on dead wood of deciduous trees especially on fallen beech trunks in exposed situations. Season all year. Rare. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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Emily Irby (United States) - 07 October 2013

Coriolus hirsutus
Dejan Stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 08 April 2013

Coriolus hirsutus syn. Trametes hirsuta
Coriolus hirsutus
Dejan Stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 08 April 2013

Coriolus hirsutus syn. Trametes hirsuta
Coriolus hirsutus
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