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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Peniophoraceae: Peniophora albobadia (Schwein.) Boidin

Peniophora albobadia – Giraffe Spots

Synonyms: Corticium pauperculum, Corticium rosellum, Dendrophora albobadia, Hymenochaete paupercula, Lloydella albobadia, Lloydella coffearum, Lopharia heterospora, Peniophora albomarginata, Peniophora heterospora, Peniophora paupercula, Stereum albobadium, Stereum bizonatum, Stereum coffearum, Stereum heterosporum, Terana rosella, Thelephora albobadia, Thelephora albomarginata.

Common name: Giraffe Spots.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Peniophora albobadia is a species of crust fungus in the family Peniophoraceae. It is a plant pathogen that affects stone fruits. First described scientifically by Lewis David de Schweinitz in 1822, it was transferred to the genus Peniophora by Jacques Boidin in 1961. It is most commonly found in the United States.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Crust fungus Giraffe Spots (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-12-22.htm">December 22, 2017</A>
LinkCrust fungus Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, December 22, 2017
Location on mapsHensel Park DriveWay, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Giraffe Spots mushrooms (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-12-22.htm">December 22, 2017</A>
LinkGiraffe Spots mushrooms (Peniophora albobadia) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, December 22, 2017
Location on mapsHensel Park DriveWay, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Crust fungus Giraffe Spots (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-01-27.htm">January 27, 2018</A>
LinkCrust fungus Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia) on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, January 27, 2018
Location on maps1118-1120 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Giraffe Spots mushrooms (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>) covering a small dead tree on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-01-27.htm">January 27, 2018</A>
LinkGiraffe Spots mushrooms (Peniophora albobadia) covering a small dead tree on Kiwanis Nature Trail. College Station, Texas, January 27, 2018
Location on maps1118-1120 Ashburn Ave, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Crust fungus Giraffe Spots (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>, Dendrophora albobadia) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-03.htm">January 3, 2020</A>
LinkCrust fungus Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia, Dendrophora albobadia) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 3, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Texture of crust fungus Giraffe Spots (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>, Dendrophora albobadia) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-03.htm">January 3, 2020</A>
LinkTexture of crust fungus Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia, Dendrophora albobadia) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 3, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Close-up of crust fungus Giraffe Spots (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>, Dendrophora albobadia) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-03.htm">January 3, 2020</A>
LinkClose-up of crust fungus Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia, Dendrophora albobadia) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 3, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Patch of crust fungus Giraffe Spots (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>, Dendrophora albobadia) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-03.htm">January 3, 2020</A>
LinkPatch of crust fungus Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia, Dendrophora albobadia) on a fallen twig in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 3, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Crust fungus Giraffe Spots (<B>Peniophora albobadia</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-01-15.htm">January 15, 2020</A>
LinkCrust fungus Giraffe Spots (Peniophora albobadia) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 15, 2020
Location on mapsYaupon Loop, College Station, TX 77845, USA

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