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Purplish Stereum

Xylobolus illudens


Small brackets with hairy upper surface with narrow zones of shades of brown. The point of attachment to wood was woody and bluish green with algal growth. The margins of the brackets were white. The under surfaces were concave and a pale purple.


Growing on a decaying damp eucalyptus log.


This species also appears as a crust fungus as can be seen in this spotting It was formerly known as Stereum illudens Family: Stereaceae

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Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

nice one leuba!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Now for the resup version.

Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 9, 2014
Submitted on Jun 9, 2014

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