Stereum rameale

Scientific Name: 

Stereum rameale

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A buff coloured uncrustation or bracket found growing, often in tiers on the dead wood of broadleaf trees, preferably with Oak.

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5-20mm

Cap or Bracket Thickness (mm): 

1-3mm

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Infrequent and often overlooked throughout the year. Sporulating during Summer and Autumn.

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Broadleaf woodland, usually with Oak.

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The fruit body's upper surface is ochraceous-brown to grey with a pallid surface, barely zoned, finely downy, wavy, fringed margin, the lower surface is buff or ochraceous.

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Thin, elastic and tough when moist, hard and brittle when dry. No distinctive odour or taste. No change in flesh colour when cut.

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Additional Notes: 

Inedible. Distinguished for S. hirsutum by a smoother upper surface and the presence of eyelash like fringing hairs.

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