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Postia ptychogaster (F. Ludw.) Vesterh. (Powderpuff Bracket)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Postia ptychogaster may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
POLYPORALES
(polypores)
FOMITOPSIDACEAE
(a family of bracket fungi)
Postia
(a genus of bracket fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 26 feeding and other relationships of Postia ptychogaster (Powderpuff Bracket)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) An unusual bracket fungus which produces a roundish, furry mass containing pale brown chlamydospores. The thin, pure white backets of the sexual stage sometimes grow beneath or nearby. It rots a wide variety of coniferous logs.
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