Red-banded polypore

Basisdaten

red banned polypore (Fomitopsis pinicola)
  • red banned polypore (Fomitopsis pinicola)
  • red banned polypore (Fomitopsis pinicola)

Profile

scientific name: 
Fomitopsis pinicola
class: 
Agaricomycetes
family: 
Polyporales
genus: 
Fomitopsidaceae
kind: 
Fomitopsis
fruit bodies: 
January - December
wood decomposition: 
Brown rot
website: 
http://www.tree-guide.com/red-banded-polypore
infested zone: 
Trunk
comment: 

Saprophyte and wound parasite. The fruiting bodies are perennial and vary greatly in appearance.

recommendation: 

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