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 Add this item to the list  Gloeophyllum sepiarium (Wulf.: Fr.) Karst.
   
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Remarks (internal):The field identification is easy because of the brown colour and the irregularly lamellate hymenophore. G. abietinum is similar, but has lamellae 8-12 per cm at the margin and does not exhibit the trametin reaction. G. protractum is poroid. These two were not found in Poste-de-la-Baleine, but could possibly occur there. G. sepiarium is the commonest polypore species of the conifers in open, dry sites, but is also found in closed forests and in timberwood. It seems to be totally saprophytic, and so its economic importance is small. 
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Description:Gloeophyllum sepiarium (Wulf.: Fr.) Karst.
Lenzites sepiaria (Wulf.: Fr.) Fr.
Annual or short-lived perennial; fruit bodies pileate, semicircular or almost stipitate, solitary or in small groups, 1.5-5 cm wide, 2-5 mm thick, projecting 0.5-4 cm. Surface brown (cigar, coffee, rust, grey-brown; fresh margin bright orange), often zonate, with low and stiff hairs at least near the centre, margin acute and often minutely ciliate (lens!). Hymenophore lamellate or sinuous, brown (golden brown, tan, grey-brown), gills at the margin 16-22 per cm. Dimitic, generative hyphae with clamp connections, skeletal hyphae yellow-brown, thick-walled, flexuose; cystidioles cylindric, projecting, 28-35 x 3.5-5 µm; spores cylindric-ellipsoid, (7-)8-9(-11) x (2.7-)3-3.2(-3.9) µm, IKI-, CB + . Context trametin-positive in KOH.
Causes brown-rot on Picea glauca and P. mariana, single records on Larix laricina and Salix sp. Saprophytic on stumps and decorticated, seldom on corticated, fallen trees, preferring open forests. Very common.


 
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