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Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia)- Brown to tan crust fungus with white edges growing on a fallen oak branch in Northwest Georgia.   Geotagged,Giraffe spots,Mushrooms,Peniophora,Peniophora albobadia,United States,Winter,crust fungus,fungi,fungus,mushroom Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia)-

Brown to tan crust fungus with white edges growing on a fallen oak branch in Northwest Georgia.

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  1. The type of species most people would walk by and not even notice. Thanks for the attention to detail, it's quite beautiful. Posted 2 years ago
  2. Lovely! Posted 2 years ago

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''Peniophora albobadia'' is a species of crust fungus in the family Peniophoraceae. It is a plant pathogen that affects stone fruits. First described scientifically by Lewis David de Schweinitz in 1822, it was transferred to the genus ''Peniophora'' by Jacques Boidin in 1961.

Similar species: Russulales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jan 23, 2018. Captured Jan 9, 2018 16:13 in 301-363 Pierce Hill Rd NE, Rome, GA 30161, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.5
  • 1/160s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm