Image Number: 4823016

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Descriptor:
Fruiting Bodies
Description:
Old and new fruiting conks and canker. As the pathogen invades and kills the cambium, conspicuous callus folds develop at the canker margins resulting in the characteristic elongate, swollen appearance of the canker.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Hymenochaetales
Family: Hymenochaetaceae
Genus: Inonotus
Subject: Inonotus hispidus (Bolton) P. Karst.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subject: Quercus laevis Walt.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Image last updated:
Friday, May 27, 2011