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 Add this item to the list  PHELLINUS SETULOSUS (Lloyd) Imaz.
   
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Description:PHELLINUS SETULOSUS (Lloyd) Imaz.
Bull. Tokyo Sci. Mus. 6:104, 1943. - Fomes setulosus Lloyd, Mycol. Writ. 4:243, 1915.
FRUITBODY perennial, solitary or imbricate, semiresupinate to pileate broadly attached, woody hard when dry. PILEUS dimidiate, convex to ungulate, up to 12 cm broad, 8 cm wide and 10 cm thick near the base (according to Cunningham (1965) up to 23 cm broad and 12 cm wide), upper surface very finely tomentose to glabrous, dull, fulvous to reddish-brown becoming blackish, sometimes basally covered with mosses, broadly concentrically zoned and sulcate, when old rimose, without distinct cortex, but upper surface denser than the context. Margin fulvous, obtuse and even, often velutinate. PORE LAYER fulvous to ferruginous, pores round and regular, 5-8 per mm, dissepiments entire and fairly thick, tubes single-layered to stratose, each layer 2-5 mm long and often with a greyish tint, sterile margin narrow or up to 5 mm broad. CONTEXT golden yellow to ferruginous brown, lacking a distinct cuticle above, fibrous, faintly zoned, up to 3 cm thick.
HYPHAL SYSTEM dimitic, generative hyphae simple septate, hyaline to pale yellow, thin to weakly thick-walled, 3-3.5 µm wide, on average more yellow in the context than in the tubes. Skeletal hyphae dominating in the whole fruitbody, yellow to ferruginous, thick-walled but with a distinct lumen, 3-5 µm in diameter. SETAE abundant to infrequent, subulate to ventricose, often strongly swollen at the base, apex straight or weakly curved, ferruginous and thick-walled, 15-40 x 5-16(20) µm. SPORES subglobose to broadly elliptical, pale yellow to fulvous, smooth and thin to very thick-walled, 5-7 x 4-6 µm.
HABITAT. On dead wood. DISTRIBUTION. Pantropical, in Africa known only from the eastern part (Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda).
REMARKS. The main characteristics are the ungulate fulvous to dark brown pileus without a distinct cuticle, the obtuse often velutinate margin, the swollen setae and the rather large subglobose spores.
 
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