Pycnoporus cinnabarinus

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Pycnoporus cinnabarinus
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus (Jacq.) P. Karst 153.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Pycnoporus
Species: P. cinnabarinus
Binomial name
Pycnoporus cinnabarinus
(Jacq.) P.Karst. (1881)
Synonyms
  • Boletus cinnabarinus Jacq. (1776)

Pycnoporus cinnabarinus, also known as the cinnabar polypore, is a saprophytic, white-rot decomposer. Its fruit body is a bright orange shelf fungus. It is common in many areas and is widely distributed throughout the world.

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