Category Archives: Fungi

Lichens

Beard lichen, Congaree National Park, Columbia, SC photo by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Photography (c) 2012. Name: Lichen Common Names: Lichen, beard, beard lichen, algae, fungus, Sunburn, Rock Hair, Yellow Candles, Golden Pine Lichen, Little Clouds, Oak Moss, Crab’s-eye, Coral Crust, … Continue reading

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Polyporus spp. : Bracket or Shelf Fungi

Name: Bracket fungi, or shelf fungi Common Names: Bracket fungi, shelf fungi, conks, oysters, wood rot fungi, sulphur shelf, birch bracket, dryad’s saddle, artist’s conk, turkey tail. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Fungi. Phylum: Basidiomycota. Class: Agaricomycetes. Order: Polyporales. Family: Polyporaceae. Genus: Polyporus. … Continue reading

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