Fungus

Ganoderma australe

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SSN 12610
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Taxonomy

The taxanomic status is pending for approval

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Description

The cap surface of this fungus is dark brown with a hard crust that is difficult to crush with a fingernail, undulating with concentric zones of darker and lighter brown and a rounded margin which is white in actively growing specimens. The pores surface is creamy white discolouring dark purplish brown when bruised. This species is a perennial fungus and can be found growing on the trunks of living trees where it is associated with heart rot or on dead trees and logs.

Location

by State Location
  • Pahang 2
  • Perak 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Jaya Seelan Sathiya Seelan (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Fungi
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Living Modified Organism (LMO)
  • Synthetic Biology
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  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species
Lee Su See (Dr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Fungi
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Forest
  • PM
Mohammad Hafiz Syukri Bin Kassim (Mr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
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  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
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  • SBH
Thi Bee Kin (Mrs.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Fungi
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Forest
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Science
  • Systematics
  • Taxonomy
  • PM
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Book
  1. Abdul Rahman, A.R., Mohd Nasir, A.H., Ahmad Fadzil, A.M., Richard, A.M. & Latiff, A. (2014). Hutan Gunung Besar Hantu, Negeri Sembilan: Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 254.
  2. Chua, L.S.L., Lee, S.S., Lee, S.S., Alias, S.A., Jones, E.G.B., Zainuddin, N. & Chan, H.T. (2012). Checklist of Fungi of Malaysia, Issue/No. 132. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 556. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  3. Latiff, A. (2010). Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve: Green Lung of Kuala Lumpur. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 100.
  4. Lee, S.S. (2017). A Field Guide to the Larger Fungi of FRIM. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 174.
  5. Zainuddin, N., Lee, S.S., Chan, H.T. & Thi, B.K. (2010). A Guidebook to the Macrofungi of Tasik Bera. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 80.
  6. Mohd Nazip, S., Rahmat, Mohamad, Zaini, A. & Mohamad Azlan, M.A. (2011). Kuala Keniam: Nature's Treasure Trove in The Heartland. University Publication Centre (UPENA), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. pp. 134.
  7. Mohammad, M.S., Zainon, K & Zulfadhlan, A.K. (2013). Proceedings of The 2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition 2012. Pulau Banding Foundation, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. pp. 388.

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Mrs. Hakimah Binti Jaafar, Ms. Norayuni Binti Ramlee, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Citation :- Ganoderma australe. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/12610. Downloaded on 02 December 2020.

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