Trametes ochracea?

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NickWood
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Trametes ochracea?

Post by NickWood » Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:40 am

I'm not very confident about this identification. It may well be Turkeytail (Trametes versicolor). The difference seems to depend on the size of the spores and depth of the tubes. Ochracea or versicolor?

Cap: 4cm wide, broadly attached to the substrate.
Upper surface concentric bands of light and darker ochre, finely hairy.
Fertile surface: Pale ochre, pores circular or irregular, 3 to 4 pores per mm, tubes 2mm deep.
Spores: White, inamyloid, allantoid, smooth, 5.2-6.9 x 1.8-2.9µm (mean 6.2 x 2.3µm)
Habitat: Small deciduous woodland.
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