Thursday, July 23, 2015

Orange Pore Fungus

Orange pore fungus (Favolaschia calocera)

Lovely apparition
Here but for a glance
And then disappear

Favolaschia calocera, commonly known as the orange pore fungus, is a species of fungus in the Mycenaceae family.First observed in Madagascar, it has recently spread around the world and is now known from New Zealand, Italy,Australia, Hawaii, Thailand, China, Kenya, Norfolk Island and RĂ©union Island.

F. calocera is a wood-inhabiting saprotrophic fungus. It presents as a bright orange stalked fan, 5 mm–30 mm diameter, with prominent pores on the underside. ~ Bernard

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