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  1. Definitely Pycnoporus sp., a type of Cinnabar Polypore.

    I'm not highly familiar with Pycnoporus species in your area, so I'm not sure if I can get you a species level ID.
    Posted 2 years ago, modified 2 years ago
  2. Are you in temperate, subtropical, or pan-tropical zone? Posted 2 years ago
    1. Dear Lisa,
      This was taken from western ghat of India, karanataka,
      Posted 2 years ago
      1. I'd say Pycnoporus sanguineus then. Posted 2 years ago
        1. Dear Lisa,
          It was on
          Posted 2 years ago
          1. Thank you .. Posted 2 years ago

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''Pycnoporus sanguineus'' is a white rot saprobic fungus. It was discovered on Guana Island but occurs throughout the tropics, usually growing on dead hardwoods. It grows in the form of a thin dry conk with a lateral attachment to its substrate, is bright orange on all surfaces with concentric zonation, and the pores on the underside are minute. It is inedible due to its tough texture.

It is also a plant pathogen infecting plane and mango trees.

Similar species: Polyporales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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Uploaded Jun 2, 2018. Captured in Sunrise Point Trail, Valur, Karnataka 577452, India.