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bracket fungus

Ganoderma sp.


Ganoderma sp. (?) bracket fungus. This may be a member of the Ganoderma lucidum complex, (related to) a Lingzhi mushroom ( ).


Growing on a coconut log in a large semi-urban yard & garden, near a disturbed patch of remnant lowland forest.

1 species ID suggestions

Red Banded Polypore
Fomitopsis pinicola Fomitopsis pinicola


LarsKorb a year ago

Ganoderma zonatum affects palm trees, doesn't look that close to a Red Banded Polypore, though

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier a year ago

But it is not from the tropics according to It was growing on neither conifer or deciduous tree but a coconut log.

SabinNeatu a year ago

I found Fomitopsis pinicola on decidous trees so it doesn't live exclusively on coniferous ones.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier a year ago

Thanks SabinNeatu but "Fomitopsis pinicola is one of the most conspicuous and widely distributed polypores in coniferous forest regions of the northern hemisphere." I am near the equator in New Guinea...

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier a year ago

Thanks Fernandaortegalogreira, it may indeed be a member of the Ganoderma lucidum complex.

Ganoderma lucidum

OnengDyah 2 years ago

Iya ini memang sama benar dng jamur yang saya foto dari kebun raya Bogor itu.


Lat: -2.56, Long: 140.50

Spotted on Apr 4, 2012
Submitted on Apr 4, 2012


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