Hymenochaetopsis olivacea (Pseudochaete olivacea, Hymenochaete olivacea, Hydnochaete olivacea)   (2 Photos and Description)

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Hymenochaetopsis olivacea (Pseudochaete olivacea, Hydnochaete olivacea) A saprotroph, found on underside of dead branches, especially oak. Bristly olive-brown ’toothed’ resupinate crust fungus that covers the branches of hardwoods. Very common decomposer.

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Hymenochaetopsis olivacea (Hydnochaete olivacea)