Ecology: Saprobic; growing alone to gregariously, sometimes in overlapping clusters; found primarily on the dead wood of hardwoods but also reported on conifer wood; causing a white rot; annual; late spring, summer and fall (over winter in warmer climates); widely distributed in North America.
Fruiting Body: 3-10 cm across; irregularly shaped; resupinate except for a stubby upper edge; upper surface where developed woolly and whitish; without a stem; up to about 5 mm thick.
Undersurface: Translucent; often somewhat gelatinous; orangish to pinkish, or orange to red when mature; elaborately wrinkled and pocketed, giving the illusion of being irregularly poroid.
Flesh: Whitish; very thin.
Spore Print: White.
#Phlebia est un genre de champignon résupiné de la famille des Meruliaceae. Le genre a une répartition large et contient environ une cinquantaine d’espèces. Les espèces du genre Phlebia causent la pourriture blanche.
#Phlebia is a genus of fungi in the Meruliaceae family. The genus has a widespread distribution and contains about 50 species. Phlebia species cause white rot.