Tag Archives: bracket fungus

Fungus 3: Turkey Tail Fungus

Turkey Tail Fungus

A common bracket fungus where its cap were forming the shape of a  cup. It grows in a decaying branch of a tree.

Turkey Tail Fungus

 Location: Buda/ Phylum: Basidiomycota/ Class: Agaricomycetes

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Fungus 2: Bracket Fungus

Bracket Fungus
Ganoderma sp.

The fruiting body or the basidiocarp are large and shaped like a bracket called as conks. Can be found on a living tree or in a rotten wood. They can be parasitic or saprotrophic. So if it grows in a favored environment, it can grow large, hard and thick which may lead to the death of the tree. and continuously feeding on it in its decomposing stage.

 Location: Samal Island/Phylum: Basidiomycota/ Class: Agaricomycetes/ Species: Ganoderma sp.