Observation 132620: Fomes fomentarius (L.) Fr.

When: 2013-04-22

Collection location: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)

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The Red Banded Fungus Beetle
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-04-28 22:45:30 EDT (-0400)

I guess is known to eat Fomes and Ganoderma…

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-04-28 22:34:34 EDT (-0400)

i thought it might be Ganoderma…
but what species??

i’ll add more pictures in a moment…

By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-04-28 22:32:21 EDT (-0400)

Megalodacne fasciata, I see those beetles all the time, but I’ve only seen them on Ganoderma.

Created: 2013-04-28 21:27:21 EDT (-0400)
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