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Pycnoporus sanguineus

   (Family: Polyporaceae)
   
Common name: Orange Polypore, Cinnabar Bracket EDIT
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Edibility: EDIT Inedible
Size: 20 - 70 mm
Colour:
Dark red (lurid)
Spore bearing structure:   Pores
Flesh: Pore material cannot be seperated from flesh of the cap
Spore colour:
White
Medicinal:  
Smell / taste: not distinctive
Fruiting season: winter
General info: EDIT
Fans 20mm-70mm wide, often grow in groups sometimes in overlapping tiers. Bright orange-red although margin may be paler.
 
Pileus (Cap) / Gill: EDIT
Gill has decurrent tooth:  
 
  Pileus (Cap) / Gill info: EDIT
  Upper surface velvety, becoming smooth. Narrowly attached to wood. Undersurface; Dark orange-red; tubes 0.5-2mm deep; pores minute. Flesh: thin and tough; orange-red; odourless.
 
 
Stem: EDIT
 
 
 
Habitat: Grows on wood
Habitat info: EDIT
A Bright- orange bracket that grows on the dead wood of broad-leafed trees and pines. Its mycelium forms vivid red patches in the dead wood, which it infects and rots. Common
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