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Fomitopsis lilacinogilva

Fomitopsis lilacinogilva

Description:

Brackets about 120mm wide growing from a very old eucalyptus branch lying in grasses and other leaf and bark debris. Distinct pink colour throughout but particularly at the velvety growing margins.

Habitat:

In a local nature reserve with dense undergrowth and dominated by small to medium messmate and stringybark.

Notes:

A Gondwana favourite, this is the most colorful specimen I have found. Here are some of the synonyms over the years...
Polyporus lilacinogilvus
Trametes eucalypti
Polystictus lilacinogilvus
Microporus lilacinogilvus
Polyporus cupreoroseus
Trametes lilacinogilva
Trametes rosea
Trametes stowardii
Trametes griseolilacina
Fomes carneus
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/FOMITOPSIS...

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Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on May 18, 2014
Submitted on May 18, 2014

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