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Unknown shelf fungus


Soft white patches of fungus, about 40 mm wide, broadly adherent to wood. The upper margins showed shelving, were soft and in folds. The upper surface of the shelves were gelatinous. The fertile pore surface was a pale orange.


Spotted on a decaying damp eucalyptus log.


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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Thanks Mark. Not Antrodiella anyway-they have tooth like pores.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Maybe a Rigidoporus sp. like R ulmarius ?

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Thanks gully.moy. You're such a help ! will check these - I thought it might be Antrodiella but haven't heard of the others. Thanks again.

gully.moy 8 years ago

Could be one of these:
Schizopora paradoxa
Datronia mollis

Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 9, 2014
Submitted on Jun 12, 2014

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