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Bracket fungus [b]

Observed: 6th January 2012 By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
06.01.2012 Bracket Fungi (2)

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Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Bracket fungus (B)

This looks like an Artist's Bracket (Ganoderma applanatum). Confirm this by scratching the white area with a sharp item (key etc) the mark will turn instantly brown, hence its name!

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Unfortunately G australe does

Unfortunately G australe does exactly the same. See http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/89279?nav=users_observations


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G australe

Thanks for info, I forgot about the southern bracket.