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Blushing Bracket

Daedaleopsis confragosa


Flat, fan-shaped fruiting body that was about 8 cm wide.


Habitat: Growing on a branch in a deciduous forest


The fruiting bodies of Daedalea quercina have some unusual uses. They can be used as a natural comb, especially for brushing horses with sensitive skin. In addition, the smoldering fruiting bodies may be used to anesthetize bees. This species has also been investigated for bioremediation, and for medicinal purposes.

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Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.89, Long: -73.46

Spotted on Oct 28, 2018
Submitted on Feb 11, 2019

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