Microporus affinis (Blume & T. Nees) Kuntze
Family: Polyporaceae
Microporus affinis image
National Mushroom Centre  
Mata, M., D. Penjor and S. Pradham. 2010. Fungi of Bhutan. National Mushroom Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Local name: No local name known

Edibility: Unknown

Habitat: Gregarious, and lignicolous.

Description: Cap: 1-5 cm. Upper Surface: 4-5 concentric lines, yellowish towards the stem and reddish and then whitish at the margin, smooth. Under surface: Tiny pores (3-5pores/mm), cream whitish which turns yellowish when bruised, smooth surface. Stem: Up to 2cmlong, hard and brownish to reddish coloured. Flesh: White and rubbery. Spore Print: White.

Comments: It looks like a tiny Ganoderma species but it has thinner context than Ganoderma.It is found to be growing gregariously and sometimes the caps are fused with each other.