Smoky polypore

Bjerkandera adusta

Summary 2

Bjerkandera adusta, commonly known as the smoky polypore or smoky bracket, is a species of fungus in the family Meruliaceae. It is a plant pathogen that causes white rot in live trees, but most commonly appears on dead wood. It was first described scientifically as Boletus adustus by Carl Ludwig Willdenow in 1787. The genome sequence of Bjerkandera adusta was reported in 2013.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) nagelhoutandre, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by nagelhoutandre
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),

More Info

iNaturalist NZ Map