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FungusTrametes coccinea

Pycnoporus coccineus at Bawley Point Bushcare

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Trametes coccinea at Bawley Point Bushcare - 19 Aug 2019
Trametes coccinea at Bawley Point Bushcare - 19 Aug 2019
Trametes coccinea at Bawley Point Bushcare - 19 Aug 2019

Identification history

Fungus Trametes coccinea 19 Aug 2019 Pam
Fungus Pycnoporus sp. 19 Aug 2019 GLemann

Author's notes

Individuals up to about 80mm across on dead banksia log.

1 comment

Pam wrote:
   19 Aug 2019
This is one of those many species that's had a name change from Pycnoporus to Trametes. Good to see there are still some fungi around. Sometimes if you look along the logs these grow on or at the ends, you will see that bright orange colour of their hyphae that make the log look like it's full of hot coals!
By the way if you want to find if there's been a name change do a search for Index Fungorum and on their search page click on the 'name' button then type in the name of the fungus you are searching in the window to the right. The spelling has to be correct. Anyway with a bit of practice you will get the hang of the site.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 19 Aug 2019 10:34 AM Recorded on
  • GLemann Recorded by
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