Giant polypore

Basisdaten

giant polypore (meripilus giganteus)
  • giant polypore (meripilus giganteus)
  • giant polypore (meripilus giganteus) in a tree hole
  • giant polypore (meripilus giganteus)
  • giant polypore (meripilus giganteus) in a tree

Profile

scientific name: 
Meripilus giganteus
class: 
Agaricomycetes
family: 
Polyporales
genus: 
Meripilaceae
kind: 
Meripilus
fruit bodies: 
June - October
wood decomposition: 
White rot
attack course: 

Weak parasite Enters into the trunk through dead roots damages the roots, rootstock, and trunk base.

website: 
www.tree-guide.com/giant-polypore
infested zone: 
Trunk base
comment: 

The young fungus it is very hard to identify.

recommendation: 

If the tree does not look vital, it should be inspected.