Daedalea quercina (L.) Pers. (1801) (syn: Agarico-suber daedaleum Paulet, 1793; Agaricus antiquus Willd., 1787; Agaricus labyrinthiformis Bull., 1788 (ambiguous synonym); Agaricus labyrinthiformis Hoffm., 1789; Agaricus quercinus L., 1753; Antrodia hexagonoides (Fr.) P. Karst., 1879; Daedalea inzengae Fr., 1869; Daedalea nigricans Pers., 1801; Daedalea quercina var. dura Alb. & Schwein., 1805 (ambiguous
synonym) ………………………….; Daedaleites quercinus (L.) Mesch., 1892; Hexagonia minor Lázaro Ibiza, 1916; Lenzites quercina (L.) P. Karst., 1888 ..; Merulius quercinus (L.) Pers., 1794; Striglia inzengae (Fr.) Kuntze, 1891; Trametes hexagonoides Fr., 1872; Trametes quercina (L.) Pilát, 1939 (ambiguous synonym) ..);             
oak mazegill, maze-gill fungus;
 


A white fungus found on a fallen dead tree.
Dull white color, size ~ 15 cms, projecting from a fallen dead tree, humid weather, 
Karian shola, Top Slip, Anaimalai,
Western ghats, Tamil nadu
06Dec2009


This is Daedalea quercina.

Yes this is indeed Daedalea quercina !!

 

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another fungus for id
not very sure if it is the same species as the earlier post
at my place, alibaug, this week

This is also a Bracket fungus possibly a species of Polyporus.Please check the archives of this group for my photographs of this.


This is indeed a polypore known as  Daedalea quercina.


 
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