Fomitopsis cajanderi
POLYPORE FAMILY (Polyporaceae)

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This fungus is pinkish brown and has a stalkless cap with pinkish red to brownish pores (B). The cap is 1-4 inches wide and flat to convex in shape with sharp margins.

It is rare in Fontenelle Forest because it is usually found on dead conifers such as pine and only rarely is it seen on deciduous trees. It is found scattered or in overlapping shelves.

It has a very woody consistency. It causes a disease called a brown pocket rot in various trees.

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