Wild Florida Photo -Hairy Hexagonia

Hairy Hexagonia

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This is one of the many bracket fungi - also known as shelf fungi.
The top surface of the conk - or fruiting body - had a light-colored rim. Inside of this a brown band that had the texture of a short pile carpet, with a center dark purplish disk that was shaggy.
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Kingdom: Fungi
  Phylum: Basidiomycota
    Class: Agaricomycetes
       Order: Polyporales - Polypores Hexagonia
         Family: Polyporaceae
           Genus: Hexagonia
            Hexagonia hydnoides - HAIRY HEXAGONIA

Other bracket fungi not identified as to species can be found at the Wild Florida Photo Bracket Fungi page.

For a taxonomic tree and links to other fungi posted on Wild Florida Photo see the Fungi at Wild Florida Photo page.

Leaf on Shelf Fungus by Paul Rebmann


Paul Rebmann Nature Photography at pixels.com