Shelf Red-Top Polypore Mushroom
Ganoderma tsugae
Polyporaceae (Pore Fungi) Family

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Red-Top Polypore is characterized by its brilliant orange/red cap. The stalk, if present, is usually lateral. The cap is 2-10 inches broad, hairless and tough; whitish on the underside. The spores occur in summer and autumn. Preferred habitat is on or near stumps and logs of conifers or broad-leaf forests of moist bottom-lands.




Photo courtesy Reid Walker, Crestview, Florida


Photo courtesy Reid Walker, Crestview, Florida

 

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