ID request. Think it could be Ganoderma Australe.

Please try to include photos to show all parts of the fungus, eg top, stem, and gills.
Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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ID request. Think it could be Ganoderma Australe.

Post by Constantine-F » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:57 pm

Goat willow. Ganoderma Australe.jpg
Found on a recently fallen Goat Willow.

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Re: ID request. Think it could be Ganoderma Australe.

Post by Chris Yeates » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:29 am

Certainly a Ganoderma, and on gross morphology probably G. australe. However to be 100% sure it's best to check the spores with a microscope. There is usually a good cinnamon-coloured spore deposit underneath these brackets, any competent local mycologist with access to a microscope could check that for you.
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