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Stereum rugosum.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Bleeding Broadleaf Crust, Runzeliger Schichtpilz, Stereum rugueux
Stereum rugosum Mushroom
Ref No: 8933
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Stereum rugosum2 Mushroom
Ref No: 8934
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Stereum rugosum3 Mushroom
Ref No: 8935
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream, Red or redish or pink, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Flesh exudes coloured latex (milk) when cut
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Stereum rugosum (Pers. ex Fr.) Fr. Runzeliger Schichtpilz Stereum rugueux, Bleeding Broadleaf Crust. Fruit body usually resupinate, occasionally forming small woody brackets; fertile surface buff often tinged pink, bleeding red if cut when fresh, drying more ochre and often cracking. Flesh whitish, thin, stratified. Spores white, elliptic, amyloid, 913 x 3.55um. Habitat on stumps, logs and fallen branches of deciduous trees, especially hazel. Season all year. Frequent. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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