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Pycnoporus cinnabarinus

   (Family: Polyporaceae)
   
Common name: Cinnabar Polypore EDIT
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Edibility: EDIT Inedible
Size: 20 - 80 mm
Colour:
Rusty (Ferruginous)
Spore bearing structure:   Pores
Flesh: Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
Spore colour:
White
Medicinal:  
Smell / taste: Odourless
General info: EDIT
Corky, and covered with fine velvety hairs. Vivid orange red. The shape of the brackets varies depending on the position in which the fungus grows. Pycnoporus cinnabarinus is a plant pathogen.
 
Pileus (Cap) / Gill: EDIT
Gill has decurrent tooth:  
 
  Pileus (Cap) / Gill info: EDIT
  Pores small 2-3 per mm and red.
 
 
Stem: EDIT
Annulus: none
 
  Stem info: EDIT
  Some may have a short lateral or central stem.
 
 
Habitat: Grows on wood
Habitat info: EDIT
This is common bracket is as colourful as its name suggest; the mycelium forms areas of vivid orange as it spreads through the rotting wood of the deciduous trees it inhabits.
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