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Ganoderma applanatum/lipsiense - Artists bracket
Ganoderma applanatum/lipsiense - Artists bracket
Description
  • Brown grey shelf like bracket. Singular or in tiers. Pores white, marking brown. Brown spore (dust) often noticable all around the bracket.
Host Species
  • Wide range of species, commonly on Beech, Hornbeam, Oak, Lime, Birch & occasionaly noted on Western Hemlock.
Mode Of Decay Significance
  • Mechanical failure of the butt and or trunk.
    Often on dead or dysfunctional wood & also stumps.
Distribution
  • Europe/North America
Notes
  • Occasionally associated with having the galls of the flat footed fly on the pore surface



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G. applanatum on Beech - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum on Beech - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum on Beech - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum on Beech - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum on Beech - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum on Birch - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum on Beech - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum on Birch - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum on Beech - taken by D Humphries G. applanatum with galls - taken by D Humphries
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Comments
Author Comment Date
David Humphries PM sent regarding below comment 16-08-12
David Watts I believe I have recently found this fungi on bay laurel - does anybody know if this is usually found on this species, and if so the extent of its pathogenicity? 13-08-12
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