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

Hexagonia vesparia

Wasp Nest Polypore at Karabar, NSW

Hexagonia vesparia at Karabar, NSW - 15 May 2022
Hexagonia vesparia at Karabar, NSW - 15 May 2022
Hexagonia vesparia at Karabar, NSW - 15 May 2022
Hexagonia vesparia at Karabar, NSW - 15 May 2022
Hexagonia vesparia at Karabar, NSW - 15 May 2022
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Identification history

Hexagonia vesparia 16 May 2022 Heino1
Hexagonia vesparia 15 May 2022 Steve_Bok

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User's notes

Approx 40mm across, it really did look like a wasp nest at first glance. I poked it with a stick and it was rubbery and quite tough.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 May 2022 04:55 PM Recorded on
  • Steve_Bok Recorded by

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