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Pseudotrametes gibbosa.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Buckeltramete, Lumpy Bracket, Tramète bossu
Pseudotrametes gibbosa Mushroom
Ref No: 8849
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Pseudotrametes gibbosa2 Mushroom
Ref No: 8850
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream, Green, Grey to beige
normal size: over 15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Pseudotrametes gibbosa (Pers. ex Pers.) Bond. & Sing. syn. Trametes gibbosa (Pers. ex Pers.) Fr. Buckeltramete Tramète bossu, Lumpy Bracket. Bracket 5–20cm across, 8–12cm wide, 1–8cm thick, semicircular often with a hump, single or in groups, upper surface downy or minutely velvety at first later smooth, greyish-white sometimes flushed cinnamon or yellowish (or greenish due to the growth of algae amongst the surface hairs), margin thick when young becoming acute. Flesh white, corky. Tubes 3–15mm long, whitish to yellow. Pores 1–2 per mm, elongated, slot-like, grey-white then creamy. Spores white, subcylindric, 4–5 x 2–2.5um. Hyphal structure trimitic. Habitat on dead deciduous trees, especially beech. Season all year (sporulating in late spring). Frequent. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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