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Polyporus arcularis

A brown mushroom with dark brown fibrils in circular patterns on the cap. When young there are short bristles on the cap edge. On the underneath side there are creamy-ochre pores. Cap diam: 35–70 mm. Found on dead wood and stumps in both native forests and in cultivated areas.

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When you look at the underneath you see all these pores.

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Polyporus hypomelanus

A small kidney-shaped bracket, up to 50 mm wide, with a short lateral stem found growing on standing wood. It is a reddish brown with a darker surface bearing pores underneath.

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The underneath side, showing the pores, is quite dark.

Polyporus nigrocristatus

Found on very rotten wood. The upper surfface shows bands of brown colours while the pores underneath are white. Cap diam: up to 40 mm wide.

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