BiostatusPresent in region - Indigenous. Non endemic
Article: Gadgil, P.D. (in association with Dick, M.A.; Hood, I.A.; Pennycook, S.R.) (2005). Fungi on trees and shrubs in New Zealand. Fungi of New Zealand. Ngā Harore o Aotearoa 4: xi + 437 p. Hong Kong: Fungal Diversity Press.
Description: Type: Lignicolous Fungi; Description: Basidiomata annual, solitary or, more usually, with overlapping pilei, leathery, attached by a lateral base. Pilei effused-reflexed, applanate, 50–100 mm wide, 2–5 mm thick. Pileus surface concentrically zoned with strigose bands of coarse, brown hairs of various shades, surface grey, yellowish brown to pale brown, margin bluntly rounded, entire or crenate, concolorous. Pore surface even, sometimes lamellar, plane, with a sterile border 2–3 mm wide, white; pores 2–4 per mm. Context white, 1–2 mm thick. Hyphal system trimitic. Basidiospores narrowly elliptical, 7–9 × 2–3 μm, smooth, hyaline.
Distribution: Distribution: Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Wanganui, Wellington, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Westland, Central Otago.; 1st Record: Berkeley (1855: as Polyporus hirsutus).