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06.13.2020 Fungal Fire

A little abstract fungus something on a warm sunny day in New England. Ganoderma tsugae, along with G. lucidum, are herbal mushrooms used for a variety of applications.  I am not an herbalist or a mycologist so that’s all I … Continue reading

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05.21.2015 Button…sort of

Reishi?  It could be Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi and prized by herbalists) or a Fomitopsis pinicola (Red-banded Polypore and also reported to have medicinal properties)…I’ll have to go back later in the season after it is more fully developed.  A more … 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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