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Sparassis crispa - Cauliflower fungus
Sparassis crispa - Cauliflower fungus
Description
  • Large white/cream/light brown fruit body with small leaf like fronds.
Host Species
  • Cedar, pine, larch, douglas fir and other coniferous species
Mode Of Decay
  • Weakly parasitic on the roots of host, causing a brown rot that can extend into the lower stem.
Significance
  • Can lead to wind through
Distribution
  • Europe & North America
Notes
  • resembles cauliflower and also sponge

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Sparassis crispa Sparassis crispa Sparassis crispa on Cedar  - taken by D Humphries Sparassis crispa - taken by D Humphries Sparassis crispa on Cedar - taken by D Humphries
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