A bracket fungus with a reddish-brown upper surface and a pale lower surface on which scratches remain visible as dark marks, found in both Eurasia and North America.
- Ganoderma applanatum, family Ganodermataceae, class Hymenomycetes.
- With the first hard frost of Autumn, all spore production stops and the artist's fungus becomes dormant until the establishment of a new spore tube layer the following spring.
- But artist's fungus and other wood fungi were seen on decaying trees.
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