Wild Florida Photo - Hexagonia hydnoides - Hairy Hexagonia

Hexagonia hydnoides (Sw.) M. Fidalgo

Hairy Hexagonia

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 11/15/18
Highlands Co. FL 02/06/05
Highlands Co. FL 02/06/05
Volusia Co. FL 11/15/18
Volusia Co. FL 11/15/18

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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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Hexagonia hydnoides is a member of the Polyporaceae - Bracket Fungi family.

For more information on this species, visit the following link:
The Mushroom Expert page for this species

Date record last modified: Mar 20, 2024

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