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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

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