Tag Archives: bracket fungus

10.28.2022 Fungal Friday- a study of a species

Sticking with the the “F” themed Friday posts. Not sure what the next will be. Well, the windows are all installed and half needed new moldings  for which I now have to fill the nail holes and finish.  Most will … Continue reading

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04.28.2020-2 Violet-toothed Polypore-Trichaptum biforme

Here’s another from the archives that never made it to here for some reason.  The day I found these I was photographing cascades along Amethyst Brook and most likely too absorbed with those shots.  Better late than never, I guess.

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03.19.2015 Sweatin’ to the moldies

I am a little free and easy with the titles (although mold is a fungus)…this isn’t very moldy, but it sure is sweaty.  The bracket fungus Red-banded Polypore (Fomitopsis pinicola) aka Red-belted Conk quite often exudes sweat-like moisture (guttation) in … Continue reading

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02.19.2011 Bits of news

I recently had a couple of images published in  the book, “The Butterflies of Minnesota: A ‘flier’s manual” by Jim Patterson. Unfortunately, Mr. Patterson passed away shortly before the book was completed and his brother Art finished and published it … Continue reading

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5.31.10 Ganoderma lucidum

While looking for some more water images this morning, I came across a colony of wonderful Reishi fungus (Ganoderma lucidum).  They are lovely shiny bracket or polypore fungi and are believed to have beneficial medicinal qualities. While developing they have … Continue reading

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