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Remarks (public):The species may be recognized when it is typically developed by its forked hairs and erect processes on the pileus, usually in reddish brown colours and rather large pores. It may be confused with C. retropicta which, however, has smaller basidiospores. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Coriolopsis aspera (Jungh.) Teng, True fungi of China p. 759, 1964. - Polyporus asper Jungh., Verh. Batavisch. Genootsch. 17:60, 1838.
Basidiocarps annual to biennial, hard, solitary or imbricate, often effused reflexed, up to 10 cm broad, 5 cm wide and 1.5 cm thick, dimidiate to flabelliform with a tapering base, flat to slightly convex; pilear surface dark fulvous to ferrugineus in young specimens, more chestnut to reddish brown with darker patches when older, usually with a distinct reddish tint, concentrically sulcate and ridged, radially striate with warts and scrupose tufts of agglutinated hairs, most erectInear the base, more flattened near the margin, the hairs disappear and then a very thin cuticle is present, margin acute, thin, often somewhat deflexed, sterile to 2 mm; pore surface fulvous to rusty brown often with an ashy tint, usually darker than the context, pores round, entire, relatively thick-walled, 3-4 per mm, tubes concolorous, up to 7 mm long; context fulvous, rusty brown to umber, turning black in KOH, usually zonate reflecting the growth zones, up to 1 cm thick.
Hyphal system trimitic; generative hyphae with clamps, hyaline, thin-walled, often collapsed and difficult to find; skeletal hyphae yellowish to light brown, thick-walled but always with a distinct lumen, up to 8 µm wide; binding hyphae irregular in outline, strongly branched or with a few long tapering branches, thick-walled, yellow to light brown, up to 6 µm wide.
Basidia clavate, 25-35 x 6-8 µm with four sterigmata.
Basidiospores cylindrical, 9-12 x 3-4.5 µm.
Substrata. On dead hardwoods.
Distribution. Throughout the paleotropics, but seemingly more common in Asia and Australia. In East Asia known from subtropical China (Sichuan), Japan (Okinawa), Taiwan, and Vietnam.
 
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