Sometimes mistaken for perennial Phellinus and Fomes, the single species of Australoporus has a pore surface that is pale pink to orange, whereas it is brown in Phellinus, and white in Fomes.


NZFungi Entry

Australoporus tasmanicus

Relatively common on fallen logs of native trees. May form a narrow bracket but more usually forms a crust on oblique surfaces and in crevices in trees, with pore surface light pink to pale orange. Annual to perennial and then with layers of tubes.