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 Add this item to the list   Fomitopsis rhodophaea (Lev.) lmazeki
   
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Remarks (public):The pinkish buff basidiocarps and the pilear outgrowths are typical. Daedalea aurora (Cesati) Aoshima, a tropical Asian species, has also pinkish tints and pilear outgrowths, but few and only at the base, which also has a purple cuticle, while the rest of the pilear surface is smooth and concentrically zonate (type examined). 
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Description:Fomitopsis rhodophaea (Lev.) lmazeki
Bull. Tokyo Sci. Mus. 6:92, 1943. - Polyporus rhodophaeus Lev., Ann. Sci. Nat. Ser. 3, 2:190, 1844.
Basidiocarps annual to perennial, pileate, solitary to imbricate, applanate, broadly attached to somewhat tapering, up to 10 cm broad and 8 cm wide, 0.5-2 cm thick near the base, consistency woody hard when dry; pileus flat to slightly convex, pilear surface cinereous, dirty brown, bluish to ashy grey, becoming black when old, regularly to irregularly concentrically zonate and sulcate, with age glabrous, slightly glossy and with a distinct crust, margin thick, round, entire or slightly lobed, cinnamon to bay, darker than the pore surface; pore surface ochraceous to pinkish buff, often with a greyish tint, darker towards the margin, pores round, 7-8 per mm, dissepiments thick and entire, slightly velvety, tubes non-stratified or with few layers, total length up to 5 mm, each layer up to 2.5 mm, concolorous with the pore surface or with a more rosy tint, margin sterile, up to 5 mm wide; context ochraceous to light fulvous, fibrous, slightly zonate reflecting different growth stages, up to 4 mm thick, darkening in KOH.
Hyphal system trimitic; generative hyphae with clamps, hyaline and thin-walled, 2-3 µm wide, often difficult to find in the tubes; skeletal hyphae abundant in the whole basidiocarp, yellow, thick-walled to almost solid, 4-6 p.m wide, in the context slightly wider; binding hyphae slightly yellow, thin- to thick-walled, 1.5-3 µm wide, with short tapering branches, often difficult to find in the tubes.
Basidia small, 16-18 x 5.5-6 µm, forming a palisade.
Basidiospores oblong ellipsoid, 3.5-4.5(5) x 2.5(3) µm.
Substrata. On dead hardwoods.
Distribution. Mostly a tropical species, in East Asia also known from subtropical and warm-temperate China (Guangxi), Japan, Taiwan, Northern Thailand, and Vietnam.

 
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