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Varnished Conk

Ganoderma lucidum


The top looked like it had been coated in caramel, and the underside had little holes instead of gills. It was about 5"-7" across.


Growing out of the side of an oak tree along a park path.


Also known as Reishi or Lingzhi mushroom.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Wilson W
Wilson W 7 years ago
Lingzhi mushroom
Ganoderma lucidum

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3 Comments 7 years ago

Just came to the same conclusion, Wilson. Thanks. 7 years ago

Ok, will do. Thanks.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

I would investigate Ganoderma species.
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Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2013
Submitted on Aug 24, 2013

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