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Ganoderma sp.


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.


Coastal conifer forest, on a fallen fir tree

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EricEllison 9 years ago

actually Ganoderma tsugae is probably closer

EricEllison 9 years ago

id say Ganoderma applanatum

Michelle Parish
Michelle Parish 9 years ago

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

Meik 9 years ago

My first guess was Ganoderma adspersum.

Michelle Parish
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Michelle Parish

Florence, Oregon, USA

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

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