Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Peniophoraceae

Peniophora incarnata (Pers.) P. Karst.

Rosy Crust

A common resupinate, forming patches on the undersides of branches in various shades of orange and pink. It has two distinct kinds of cystidia which help with identification. Found on the dead twigs and branches of many deciduous trees