Scientific name:Alnicola submelinoides Kühner 1926 Synonyms:Index Fungorum 18.07.2013: Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Alnus (Alder)
Cap: 0,8-1,8 cm across, first hemispherical to convex, later planoconvex to plane, sometimes with a little umnbo, smooth to little wrinkled, dull, hygrophanous, if wet dark reddish to hazel brown, margin is paler and translucent striate up to half of the center, if dry light ocher, margin is even and acute.
Hymenophore: lamellae are first creamy, later rust brown, broad, ascending and broadly attached, edges are white ciliate.
Spore print: olive brown
Spore: elliptic to amygdaliform, weakly verrucose, 7,3-11 x 4,5-6,6 μm
Stem: 1,5-3 x 0,1-0,2 cm, cylindric, solid, fragile, dark hazel brown with sparse lngitudinally whitish fibrils, apex is white pruinose.
Flesh: light to dark brown, thin, odor is faintly spicy to polyporoid, taste is mild, herbaceous.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious under gray alder and green alder, grows from summer to fall.
Remarks: similar with Alnicola paludosa, which has bigger spores.