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Postia caesia
blue cheese polypore
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Northern hemisphere.

Habitat: Forests and woodlands.

Substrate: Wood.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
Identification Notes:

Soft, spongy, \\'cheesy\\' bracket or shelf-like polypore. Fruitbody off-white or pale blue-gray, staining or ageing blueish. Dries hard and brittle. Pores medium sized, round to angular. On dead conifers and hardwoods, causing brown rot.

Accepted Name:
Postia caesia (Schrad.) P. Karst.
Publication: Enumeratio Boletinearum et Polyporearum Fennicarum, systemate novo dispositarum. Revue Mycologique Toulouse. 3(9):16-19 1881.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Postia caesia in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Postia caesia photos.

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