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Cinnabar Polypore

Pycnoporus cinnabarinus


Flat orange-brown fungi growing on the top of a locust fence post. Pycnoporus cinnabarinus, also known as the cinnabar polypore, is a saprophytic, white-rot decomposer. Its fruit body is a bright orange shelf fungus. It is common in many areas and is widely distributed throughout the world.


Locust fence post in my barnyard.

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SarahWhitt 6 years ago

Thank you, gully.moy!!

gully.moy 6 years ago

Pycnoporus species

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Feb 17, 2016
Submitted on Feb 17, 2016

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