Wild Florida Photo -Artist's Bracket

Artist's Bracket

Orange Co. FL 02/05/10
Orange Co. FL 02/05/10

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The bracket fungi on this page appear to be members of the genus Ganoderma containing species known as Artist's Brackets, Reishi, and Allies.
For more information on this genus visit iNaturalist and Mushroom Expert.
The conks that we see on the side of trees or logs are the fruiting bodies of various species of Ganoderma root rot that infect various hardwoods and conifers, or in the case of palms Ganoderma butt rot.

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


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