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Woody Polypore

Ryvardenia campyla

Description:

A cream coloured polyporus wood fungus with a crusty upper surface. The surface was stained brown and had ridges and pits. It was slippery and moist to touch but firm and woody. Both surfaces were covered with moisture droplets, more so on the underside. The droplets felt like water and had no smell. The largest of these brackets would have been about 50mm wide and about 3mm thick.

Habitat:

Spotted growing on a decaying log in a damp eucalyptus forest


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Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.89, Long: 145.37

Spotted on Apr 7, 2012
Submitted on Apr 9, 2012

Spotted for mission

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