Fungi Friday: Splitgill Mushrooms on Rotten Wood

"My goodness! This is a magnificent masterpiece, not the work of an artist, but naturally occurring."

That's what comes to my mind when I see splitgill mushrooms growing on rotting wood. They're like fallen flowers, and that’s so beautiful!

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The splitgill mushroom or Schizophyllum commune is a fungus in the genus Schizophyllum.

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It grows in small sizes with varied gill colors; some are white, some are cream yellow, and some are brownish.

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This fungus is common in rotting trees after the rainy season and is able to survive for a rather long time despite the dry season.

And interestingly, the splitgill mushroom is widely used by the herbal industry for natural medicine.

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CameraXiaomi Poco X3 NFC
LensExternal Macro Lensbong
CategoryMushroom Photography
ProcessedMobile Lightroom
LocationLhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia
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