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Home Fungi Shelf-like to hoof-like & usually on wood Pored or somewhat maze-like on underside [bracket polypores]

Laetiporus portentosus

White Punk at Majura, ACT

Laetiporus portentosus at Majura, ACT - 18 Aug 2019
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Identification history

Laetiporus portentosus 21 Aug 2019 Heino1
Unidentified 21 Aug 2019 rawshorty

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User's notes

I assume it is a type of fungus? It was high up on the gum tree so photo is a large crop taken with my 400mm lens.

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rawshorty wrote:
   21 Aug 2019
I should have added that it is quite large, about 25-30 cm wide.
Heino1 wrote:
   21 Aug 2019
A very chewed-out specimen - as is fairly common with sightings of this species.

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Riccia lamellosa (Liverwort) at Majura, ACT - 12 May 2020 by JanetRussell
Euphorbia dallachyana (Mat Spurge, Caustic Weed) at Majura, ACT - 12 May 2020 by JanetRussell
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Majura, ACT - 3 May 2020 by JanetRussell
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Leucochrysum albicans (Hoary Sunray) at Majura, ACT - 3 May 2020 by JanetRussell
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Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Majura, ACT - 3 May 2020 by JanetRussell
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Majura, ACT - 3 May 2020 by JanetRussell
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Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at Majura, ACT - 7 Dec 2019 by DPRees125
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Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Majura, ACT - 1 Sep 2019 by RodDeb
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at Majura, ACT - 18 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
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Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Majura, ACT - 15 Jul 2019 by Christine
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Majura, ACT - 26 Apr 2018 by JanetRussell
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Majura, ACT - 22 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Majura, ACT - 22 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
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Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Majura, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by Christine
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Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Majura, ACT - 2 May 2017 by roymcd
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Majura, ACT - 8 Mar 2017 by Roger
Philobota productella (Pasture Tunnel Moth) at Majura, ACT - 8 Mar 2017 by Roger
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Majura, ACT - 8 Mar 2017 by Roger
Araneidae sp. (family) (Orb weaver) at Majura, ACT - 13 Nov 2016 by RyuCallaway
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Gerygone olivacea (White-throated Gerygone) at Majura, ACT - 22 Dec 2012 by KMcCue

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 18 Aug 2019 11:21 AM Recorded on
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