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Ganoderma

Ganoderma sp.

Description:

This is a conk type fungus that was found today along the coastal mountain range. As you can see, it's snow white on the underside, brown on top... but it has this strange growth on back of it. It isn't slime as it looks, the red on back side is also solid and quite firm. The conk its self was a bit soft and easily bruised, the top cracked with a soft touch... you can see the "finger prints" on top.

Habitat:

Coastal conifer forest, on a fallen fir tree


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4 Comments

EricEllison
EricEllison 8 years ago

actually Ganoderma tsugae is probably closer

EricEllison
EricEllison 8 years ago

id say Ganoderma applanatum

Michelle Parish
Michelle Parish 8 years ago

Looks very correct, but the Ganoderma adspersum says it grows in Europe...

Meik
Meik 8 years ago

My first guess was Ganoderma adspersum.

Michelle Parish
Spotted by
Michelle Parish

Florence, Oregon, USA

Lat: 43.98, Long: -124.11

Spotted on Nov 16, 2011
Submitted on Nov 16, 2011

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