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Rosy Conk (Rhodofomes cajanderi) Habitat: Growing gregariously on deadwood at the base of a ridge in a dense mixed hardwood forest (with some pines). Northwest Georgia.<br />
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Pore surface: Dirty pink. Tiny pores (a more bumpy appearance than anything).<br />
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Stipe: none<br />
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Upper surface: Hemispherical with some wavy edges. Salmon to light brown (leather) colored with blackening near attachment points.<br />
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Notes: These were bulky, dense fungi. They were quite thick near the attachment points and tapered dramatically towards the edge. Fall,Geotagged,Rhodofomes cajanderi,Rosy Conk,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Rosy Conk (Rhodofomes cajanderi)

Habitat: Growing gregariously on deadwood at the base of a ridge in a dense mixed hardwood forest (with some pines). Northwest Georgia.

Pore surface: Dirty pink. Tiny pores (a more bumpy appearance than anything).

Stipe: none

Upper surface: Hemispherical with some wavy edges. Salmon to light brown (leather) colored with blackening near attachment points.

Notes: These were bulky, dense fungi. They were quite thick near the attachment points and tapered dramatically towards the edge.

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A species of polypore within the Fomitopsidaceae family.

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

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Uploaded Aug 10, 2018. Captured Oct 29, 2017 10:21 in 344 Carters Overlook Dr, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm