Observation 7613: Ganoderma P. Karst.

The first time I photographed this Bracket fungi it was “bright white” with a bleeding blue band visible. I was unable to identify the fungi other than it was a Bracket Fungi. I returned about three weeks later and the second image was taken. As can be seen the fungi had taken on a comlplete colour change. Careful inspection will show where the blue band existed. I have not seen this before. When this last shot was taken there had been some rainfall to darken the colour. A later photo shows light chocolate brown.

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Recognized by sight: Certainlya Ganoderma, but I don’t knnow the Australian species. I hvae seen this blue phenomenon in Ganoderma tsugae on one other occasion in North America. (Michigan?), I was disapointed when I got it home and it had turned brown. :(

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