|location: North America, Europe|
|fungus colour: Red or redish or pink, Brown, Black or blackish|
|normal size: 5-15cm|
|cap type: Other|
|stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent|
|flesh: Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap|
|spore colour: Light to dark brown|
|habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on wood|
Phellinus chrysoloma (Fr.) Donk Bracket 1-8cm across, thin, flat, and crust-like, with a sharp margin; orangy brown to russet brown with a paler margin, becoming dark brown to blackish; concentric rings and hairy ridges. Tubes up to 5mm deep, accumulating layers annually. Pores 2-5mm, angular to elongated; bright ochre-tawny. No stem. Flesh 1-3mm thick; tawny or dingy yellow; separated from cap hair by black line. Spores subglobose, smooth, 4.5-5.5 x 4-5µ. Deposit light brown. Setae present. Habitat in dense overlapping clusters or partly fused rows on decaying or living conifer trunks. Found in Europe and most of North America. Season sometimes perennial. Not edible.
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