Category: Dobi, Krista

The Fungus Among Us: Ganoderma Sessile in NY

The Ganoderma sessile is a polypore fungi typically found on the decaying wood of hardwood trees. The species is generally found east of the Rocky Mountains, often in a semicircular shape without a stem. The colors of its cap tend to be brownish-red. The Ganoderma sessile has large spores and its structure has been described as “tough, but not woody”.