Neolentinus schaefferi (Weinm.) Redh. & Ginns syn. Lentinus cyathiformis. Fruiting body: cap up to 20cm, convex to depressed, fleshy, velvety to finely scaly, cream brownish to reddish brown. Gills thick, decurrent, cream colour, in fact a longated maze. (It is related to Gloeophyllum). Stem stocky, paler than cap Microscopy: spores cilindric, 10-14x4-5µm, whitish en masse.
Flesh: very thick, softer for younger specimens while older specimens are tough and leathery, whitish. No particular smell or taste. Habitat: dead wood of broadleaved trees. Rare, but common along the rivers Sava and Danube. Edibility: edible when young.
The description and the identification by Branislav Uzelac, photographs by Rastko Kolaček.