Hexagonia tenuis (Fr.) Fr., 1838 (syn: Boletus tenuis Hook., 1822; Daedaleopsis tenuis (Fr.) Imazeki, 1943; Favolus tenuis Fr., 1825; Hexagonia cervinoplumbea (Jungh.) Lév., 1844 ..; Hexagonia subtenuis Berk. ex Cooke 1882; Hexagonia tenuis var. cervinoplumbea (Jungh.) Cleland & Cheel,
1923 …; Polyporus cervinoplumbeus Jungh., 1838; Polyporus tenuis (Fr.) Klotzsch, 1833; Pseudofavolus tenuis (Fr.) G. Cunn., 1965; Scenidium cervinoplumbeum (Jungh.) Kuntze, 1898; Scenidium tenue (Fr.) Kuntze, 1898; Trametes tenuis (Fr.) Corner, 1989 ….);             




 

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Yellow Bracket fungus
On a dead tree bark, forest floor, 

size ~ 15 cms, projecting from a fallen dead tree trunk, humid weather, 
Top Slip, Anaimalai,
Western ghats, Tamil nadu
06Dec2009


This is Phellinus igniarius. It causes rot on living trees also.

Phellinus igniarius has a Fomes like lumpy look and never so flat and in-curved please check from the link below

  1. http://www.commanster.eu/commanster/Mushrooms/Basidio/SuBasidio/Phellinus.igniarius.jpg
  2. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Fomes_fomentarius_dark_2009_G1.jpg

I think this fungi is Hexagonia tenuis because of its zonate, yellow and slightly depressed basidiocap.


Yes ur right … this is not Phellinus igniarius . But to conform it as Hexagonia tenuis let us first see the pores. I agree with u upper surface of basidiocarp matches with Hexagonia tenuis.


Yes … if … can kindly provide the photos of the pores the problem will be solved !!!!

That’s all the information I had.
I would repeat … words “That’s enough for now”..
Thanks a lot ! Will do better next time.


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