British Fungus- Flora; A Classified Textbook of Mycology Volume 1

British Fungus- Flora; A Classified Textbook of Mycology Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...reflexed. There is a form with the free margin striato-plicate. A foot or more long, often interrupted, glabrous, woody. Pores rounded, equal, or when growing in an oblique direction, gaping. (Fries.) Fomes fraxineus. Fr. Pileus between corky and woody, glabrous, rather flattened, zoneless, white when young, then reddish-brown, at first even, then concentrically sulcate, pale within; tubes short, pores minute, rusty-red, at first covered, as is also the margin, with a white pubescence; spores subglobose, 6-7 j. long. Polyporus fraxineus, Fries, Syst. . i. p. 374; Stev., Brit. Fung., p. 207. On old ash trunks. Variable in form, softer when young, but not fleshy, truly perennial. (Fries.) Solitary or imbricated. Smell strong and penetrating. (Berk.) Pileus 3-9 inches and more broad; tubes 2-4 lines long, pores about mm. across. Fomes pectinatus. Klotzsch. Pileus rusty-brown, corky, inclining to woody, hard, triangular, concentrically lamelloso-plicate, tomentosely scaly; margin and the short, minute, obtuse pores, pale yellowishred, naked. Polyporus pectinatus, Klotzsch, Linnaea, viii. p. 485; Stev., Brit. Fung., p. 205. On wood. Pilens 1-2 in. broad. In the original description it is queried as to whether the pores and margin are always naked. Pomes vegetus. Fr. Pileus horizontal, 8-12 in. broad, flattened, glabrous, opaque, brown, concentrically sulcate, annual zone broad, flesh floccose, loose, very thin, coloured; cuticle of the second year thick, separable; tubes umber, stratose, seceding, each yearly stratum separated from the preceding by a floccose layer; mouths of the tubes minute, roundish, white at first. Polyporus vegetus, Fries, Epicr., p. 464; Cooke, Hdbk., p. 274. On trunks of lime, elm, &c....
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123656586X
  • 9781236565860