Microporus xanthopus (Yellow-footed polypore)

Posted on December 13, 2019 / 1174
Listing Type : Flora

The attractive fruiting body of this fungus is commonly found on rotting wood in tropical areas. It is particularly common on fallen branches but may be found on trees where part of the wood is dead. The disc attachment is often yellow-colored. The funnels are up to 9 cm diameter with distinct bands in various shades of brown and cream on the inner surface. The lower surface is white to pale brown in color and is covered with numerous minute pores, hence the general name of polypore.

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