Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Coriolopsis
Family: Polyporaceae (Fungus)
Taxon : Fungus
Group : Plant

SPECIES
polyzona
NOTES

A wood rotting fungus which is fairly drought resistant and is generally found in groups on dead logs of broad-leaved trees. The tough, leathery cap is up to 130 mm wide and 10 mm thick. Causes severe white rot of sap-wood.


AUTHORITY
(Pers.) Ryvarden
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Fungus
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Upper surface hairy, concentrically grooved and with zones of various colours. Margin thin and wavy. Hymenial surface with rounded pores at first but becoming angular on the older parts
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Leathery brown bracket
Bracket fungus
Leerbruin rakswam
Habitat
NOTES: Found on dead logs
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Toxicity
Not edible but toxicity unknown
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Polystictus occidentalis



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