Lentinus sajor-caju

Lentinus sajor-caju

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(White-rot Fungus)

FAMILY

Lentinaceae

Species

Lentinus sajor-caju

Common name

White-rot Fungus

Colour

White to pale brown

Habitat

Fruiting bodies on dead wood

Description

This fungus is one of the wood decaying fungi and it is also referred to as a white rot fungus. It is found growing on dead wood. The fruiting body is extremely tough with a well-developed stout central stalk, there are lamellate gills on lower surface. There may be a fleshy collar at the base, it gets lost with age. Margins of cap rolled under when old and dry as in photo.

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