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Rusty gilled polypore

Gloeophyllum sepiarium


This is an interesting polypore - as all members of the genus, this polypore is characterized by the production of leathery to corky tough and brown fruitbodies lacking a stipe, but sporting a lamellate hymenial surfaces. Gills are Irregular and often fusing; edges are yellow-brown becoming darker brown with age;


Observed on a dead log rotting inside the beautiful Bagasse forest (deciduous, predominantly oak, forest) on France-Switzerland border, in a valley of lake Geneva, just in between Jura and Alps mountains ranges.

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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.25, Long: 6.11

Spotted on Apr 8, 2018
Submitted on Feb 10, 2018

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