Polypores > Ganoderma applanatum

Ganoderma applanatum

Ganoderma applanatum
(Artists Conk)


Grows on Aspen.


A tough polypore that can be used for art work. It instantly stains brown when scarred on its pore surface. Take a small stick and scratch the bottom. A close relative Ganoderma lucidum has been used medicinally in Asia for centuries. G. lucidum is also known as Reishi.



Spore Print





White to Brown

Last Updated

Feb 05 2023 12:59 PM

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