Pellinus smoothed

Phellinus smooth (Phellinus laevigatus) Phellinus smooth (Phellinus laevigatus) Phellinus smooth (Phellinus laevigatus)

Phellinus smooth (Phellinus laevigatus)

Phellinus smooth (Phellinus laevigatus)

Smoothed fellinus is a perennial porous fungus. Tinder.

It is found everywhere. It prefers to grow on dead deciduous trees, especially near birch, as well as on the trunks of buckthorn, willow, alder, oak.

Fruit bodies are rounded, may also have an oblong shape. At a young age, they are solitary; later they merge with neighboring ones into long irregular formations. Formations can reach lengths up to 20-25 centimeters, while growing very tightly to the substrate.

The surface of the fruit bodies is uneven, wavy, the color is brown, brown, chestnut, can have a beautiful steel sheen. The edge of the body of the fungus is slightly raised, ridge-shaped. In mature mushrooms, the edge usually lags behind the substrate.

The tubules of the hymenophore are layered, with thin walls, often overgrown with mycelium. The pores are round or elongated.

Fellinus flattened is a wood-destroying fungus that causes white rot. At the same time, places affected by rot are often penetrated by brown mycelium filaments. When damaged, the wood begins to rot and decay into annual rings.

Smoothed fellinus belongs to inedible mushrooms.

Phellinus smooth (Phellinus laevigatus) Phellinus smooth (Phellinus laevigatus) Phellinus smooth (Phellinus laevigatus)

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