Fungi & micro-organisms
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Polypore fungi with crust-like to pileate (shelf-like) basidiocarps causing a white rot of fallen wood.
can be recognised by its orange poroid fruiting body.
forms an initially cream fruiting body becoming brown when mature. It is easily recognized by its pleasant vanilla-like smell.
Four species have been reported from New Zealand.
Bright orange, with small pores on the surface. Another, dull grey paint-splash fungus is on the same piece of wood.