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Hydnoporia tabacina

Distribution: Global, North and South, temperate and tropical.

Habitat: Woodlands and forests.

Substrate: Wood, primarily twigs and smaller branches or stems of hardwood trees and shrubs.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Resupinate or effuse-reflexed, with narrow caps when growing on vertical substrates. Caps when present are leathery and zonate in shades of brown. Hymenium in shades of dark brown, often tobacco- or coffee- colored, and irregularly lumpy. No pores.

Accepted Name:
Hydnoporia tabacina (Sowerby) Spirin, Miettinen & K.H. Larss.
Publication: Hydnoporia, an older name for Pseudochaete and Hymenochaetopsis, and typification of the genus Hymenochaete (Hymenochaetales, Basidiomycota). Fungal Systematics and Evolution. 4:77-96 2019.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Hymenochaetopsis tabacina (Sowerby) S.H. He & Jiao Yang [MycoBank]
Pseudochaete tabacina (Sowerby) T. Wagner & M. Fisch. [PNWKC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Hydnoporia tabacina in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Hydnoporia tabacina photos.

1 photographs:
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