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Reishi mushroom

Description:

The Reishi mushroom is a polypore mushroom belonging to the genus Ganoderma. Its red-varnished, kidney-shaped cap gives it a distinct appearance. When fresh, the lingzhi is soft, cork-like, and flat. It lacks gills on its underside, and instead releases its spores via fine pores.

Habitat:

Mycelium of this kind of mushroom usually grows on bark on roots of a Philippine tree cnalled ipil-ipil .

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Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 30, 2019
Submitted on Aug 6, 2019

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