Ganoderma applanatum
(Artists Conk)
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Edibility: Inedible
Color: White to Brown

A tough polypore that grows on the side of conifers. Instantly stains brown when scarred on its pore surface. A close relative Ganoderma lucidum has been used medicinally in asia for centuries. G. lucidum is also known as Reishi.

Last Updated:
Oct 01 2014 12:00 AM

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