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Southern Bracket (Ganoderma adspersum)

Observed: 22nd September 2012 By: grey georgegrey george’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

These fungi are here all year, but just recently the bottoms have turned white. They look like up side down iced buns. Growing on a living beech.

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

grey george's picture

Thank you for the quick ID. I

Thank you for the quick ID. I am sure that's it, spot on.

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not sure

Ganoderma australe can be confused with Ganoderma applanatum you need to cut through the bracket and see a cross section of the pores to tell.I would have put the identification on as just Ganoderma

Fenwickfield