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Phellinus wahlbergii

Phellinus wahlbergii

Description:

A wall of fungi, moss, lichens tucked in between two buttressed eucalyptus roots. The main fungus forms shelves with very soft felt-like green tops and arrays of various size pores below. Brackets up to 250mm wide This fungus decomposes stumps and logs producing a white pocket rot. It can also cause heart rot in living trees.Small pores of yellow-brown.

Habitat:

Very tall moist eucalyptus forest.

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Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Mar 24, 2012
Submitted on Mar 24, 2012

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