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Remarks (internal):Trametes cervina basidiocarps are distinguished in the field by their pale tan colour and the large irregular tubes that tend to split and form a hydnaceous hymenophore. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Trametes cervina (Schwein.) Bres. Fig. 353 Ann. Mycol. 1:81, 1903. - Boletus cervinus Schwein., Syn. Fung. Carol., p.70, 1822. Basidiocarps annual, sessile to effused-reflexed or occasionally resupinate, up to 5 x 21 x 1.5 cm, often in large imbricate clusters; upper surface hirsute to strigose, pinkish buff to cinnamon-buff or clay colour, faintly zonate to azonate; pore surface cinnamon-buff or becoming darker brown with age, the pores irregular, up to 1 mm in diam, dissepiments becoming thin and lacerate and hymenophore becoming daedaloid or almost hydnaceous; context pale buff, azonate, tough-fibrous, up to 1 cm thick; tube layer concolorous, continuous with the context, up to 1 cm thick.
Hyphal system dimitic; contextual generative hyphae thin-walled, hyaline, with clamps, rarely branched, 2-4 µm in diam; contextual skeletal hyphae thick-walled, hyaline, with rare branching, nonseptate, 3-6 µm in diam; tramal hyphae similar. Cystidia absent; rare fusoid cystidioles present, 15-18 x 4-4.5 µm.
Basidia clavate, 4-sterigmate. 20-25 x 5-7 µm, with a basal clamp.
Basidiospores cylindric, slightly curved, hyaline, smooth, negative in Melzer' s reagent, 7-9(-10) x 2.5-3 pm.
Type of rot. White rot of dead hardwoods; positive in gum guaiac solution. Cultural characteristics. Unknown.
Sexuality. Unknown.
Substrata. Dead wood of numerous genera of hardwoods, most commonly on Fagus, but recorded on numerous hosts including Acer, Betula, Carpinus, Celtis, Cerasus, Corylus, Fraxinus, Ilex, Juglans, Malus, Morus, Myrica, Populus, Pyrus, Quercus, Salix and Ulmus. In Europe not recorded on conifers, but collected on Larix and Pinus in Siberia (Jahn 1983).
Distribution. A rare central European species and known north to central Germany (see map in Jahn 1983). Not known from Great Britain and the Nordic countries. Known from Morocco (Malencon 1956) and through Asia to North America.
 
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