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Pycnoporus cinnabarinus.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Cinnabar Polypore, Cinóbertapló, Polypore ou Tramète rouge cinabre, Zinnoberschwamm
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus Mushroom
Ref No: 8866
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Pycnoporus cinnabarinus2 Mushroom
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Red or redish or pink, Orange
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Pycnoporus cinnabarinus (Jacq. ex Fr.) Karst. syn. Plyporus cinnabarina Jacq. ex Fr. syn. Trametes cinnabarinus (Jacq. ex Fr.) Fr. Cinnabar Polypore, Polypore ou Tramète rouge cinabre, Zinnoberschwamm, Vermiljoenhoutzwam. Fruit body 3–11cm across, 2–8cm wide, 0.5–1.5cm thick, semicircular or fan-shaped, leathery becoming corky when dried; upper surface covered in fine soft hairs when young, later smooth and slightly wrinkled, bright red or orange-red becoming less bright with age. Tubes 2–6mm long, pale orange. Pores 2–3 per mm, circular or angular, cinnabar- or saffron-red. Spores white, oblong-ellipsoid, 4.5–6 x 2–2.5um. Hyphal structure trimitic. Habitat on dead deciduous trees, especially cherry, beech and birch. Season autumn. Very rare. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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John Austin (United States) - 10 March 2014

North Central Kentucky, March 9 2014
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GIRISH GOGOI (India) - 10 January 2013

Pycnoporus sp. collected during the month of December 2012 from Assam. Clicked by GIRISH GOGOI, RFRI, JORHAT, ASSAM, INDIA
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Andrew Block (United States) - 21 December 2012

Taken along Richards Rd., Adamstown Township, Oxford Co., ME, on 23 November 2012. Growing on dead cherry.
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Andrew Block (United States) - 21 December 2012

Taken along Richards Rd., Adamstown Township, Oxford Co., ME, on 23 November 2012. Growing on a dead cherry.
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dejan stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 07 July 2011

Dejan Sojanovic Zmaj,Babusnica,Serbia
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 31 October 2008

Fruiting in the beech forests Oliwskie Gdañsk.
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 31 October 2008

Fruiting in the beech forests Oliwskie Gdañsk.
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