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Artist's Conk

Ganoderma applanatum

Family: Ganodermataceae

There were 17 “shelves” of this fungus on a living willow tree. The largest single shelf was 32 x 15 x 7 cm. There is no apparent stalk. The top surface is smooth and dry and a cocoa color. The under surface is white and bruises easily. Laguna Niguel Regional Park, Laguna Niguel, Orange County, CA. 7-19-13. © Andrew Lazere

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