Local Government Partners :: ACT Government, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional CouncilSupported by :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region, Gearys Gap/Wamboin Landcare Group
Home Fungi Shelf-like to hoof-like & usually on wood Pored or somewhat maze-like on underside [bracket polypores]

Pycnoporus coccineus

3 Scarlet Bracket at Mount Ainslie

Pycnoporus coccineus at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2020
Pycnoporus coccineus at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2020
Pycnoporus coccineus at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2020
Pycnoporus coccineus at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2020
Pycnoporus coccineus at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2020
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Identification history

Pycnoporus coccineus 25 Jun 2020 Heino1
Pycnoporus coccineus 25 Jun 2020 Heino1
Perenniporia ochroleuca 9 Jun 2020 JackyF

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Author's notes

Extensive colony on wood, underside shown in photos 1 and 4 (already knocked off)

2 comments

Heino1 wrote:
   25 Jun 2020
The Perenniporia has creamy to ochre or brownish yellow colours whereas species of Pycnoporus are bright orange or reddish-orange. With age a Pycnoporus may become paler on the upper surface but the pores on the underside keep the orange colours for ages.
JackyF wrote:
   25 Jun 2020
Thanks, that is very helpful.

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Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Jan 2021 by alex_watt
Allocasuarina verticillata (Drooping Sheoak) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Jan 2021 by alex_watt
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Jan 2021 by alex_watt
Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Mount Ainslie - 17 Jan 2021 by alex_watt
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Mount Ainslie - 17 Jan 2021 by alex_watt
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Mount Ainslie - 17 Jan 2021 by alex_watt
Ectenopsis sp. (March fly) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Jan 2021 by TimL
Helina sp. (genus) (Muscid fly) at Mount Ainslie - 17 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Strepsicrates macropetana (Eucalyptus Leafroller) at Mount Ainslie - 14 Aug 2020 by jbromilow50
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-anther Flax Lily) at Mount Ainslie - 24 May 2020 by WalterEgo
Neocerdistus acutangulatus (A robber fly) at Mount Ainslie - 15 Apr 2020 by jbromilow50
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Mount Ainslie - 15 May 2019 by JanetRussell
Cynoglossum australe (Australian Forget-me-not) at Mount Ainslie - 15 May 2019 by JanetRussell
Einadia hastata (Berry Saltbush) at Mount Ainslie - 15 May 2019 by JanetRussell
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Dec 2018 by WalterEgo
Petaurus breviceps (Sugar Glider) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Dec 2018 by WalterEgo
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Nov 2018 by jbromilow50
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Sep 2017 by WalterEgo
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Ainslie - 23 Aug 2016 by petersan

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 8 Jun 2020 12:20 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
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