Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Hymenochaetales 
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 Scientific Name: Coltrica cinnamomea

Coltrica cinnamomea (Pers.) Murr., Bull.Torr. Bot. Cl. 31: 343. 1904.

 Description: Basidiocarp stipitate, pileus cicrular, flat to infundibuliform up to 8 cm diam, up to 5 mm thick in center, margin sharp. Pileus finely velutinate as covered with velvet, shiny to glossy with numerous distinct to indistinct-concentric zones, brown to deep reddish brown. Stipe cylindrical to flattened, mostly expanded towards the bass, finely velutinate, ochraceous rusty to deep reddish brown, up to 4 cm long, 2 cm in diam. Pore surface reddish brown, pores round to angular, 1-2 mm wide. Tubes up to 3 mm deep, concolorous with the pore surface. Context narrow, up to 1 mm thick, fibrous and rusty to reddish brown. Hyphal system monomitic, generative hyphae with simple septa, first thin-walled and hyaline, later more thick-walled and golden to light rusty brown, up to 8 µm in diam. Basidiospores ob-long to broadly ellipsoid, smooth, thin to distinctly thick-walled, hyaline to golden yellow, dextrinoid, 8.5-12.5 × 5-7.5 µm.

Taiwan, Yilan:Fushan, alt. 650 m, on forest soil, May 2003, TFRI 1099. Taichung:Wuling, alt. 1700m, on forest soil, Jul 2001, TFRI 979.

 Habitat: Terrestrial



Chang, TT. 1992b; Nunez, M and Ryvarden, L. 2000.


T.T. Chang

 Note: The flossy, deep rusty brown pileus is usually sufficient for a field recognition.