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Cerrena unicolor Mushroom
Ref No: 7404
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Cerrena unicolor2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7405
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: White to cream, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on wood

Cerrena unicolor (Bull. ex Fr.) Murr. Cap 0.5-7.5cm across, starts as a spreading resupinate, then forms crowded, often overlapping brackets; white to gray; thin; with dense covering of stiff hairs, often zoned and with covering of algae on upper surface. Tubes 0.4-4mm deep, mazelike, becoming tooth-like or more rarely pore-like; whitish. Pores 2-3 per mm, white to gray. Flesh thin, tough; white. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, 4.5-5.5 x 2.5-3.5. Deposit white. Habitat on wood, mostly deciduous. Found throughout northern North America into the Southeast and Midwest. Season all year. Not edible.

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