Image Number: 4823014

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Descriptor:
Fruiting Bodies
Description:
Note ferns growing under trees. The trees provide shade for the commercial fern production but cultivation of the soil causes root damage and infection.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Polyporales
Family: Ganodermataceae
Genus: Ganoderma
Subject: Ganoderma lucidum (Curtis) P. Karst.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subject: Quercus spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Image last updated:
Wednesday, June 1, 2011