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  Royal Horticultural Society - Gardening Advice: Bracket Fungi
Characteristic brackets or semicircular, flattened fungal fruiting bodies with pores or gills underneath, appear on the trunk of trees.
The brackets are brown with a white lower, pore-bearing surface.
It produces tough brackets with a brown, corrugated upper surface and creamy white lower surface, found on the collar or superficial roots.
www.rhs.org.uk /advice/profiles0901/bracket_fungi.asp   (302 words)

  
 ! Rainforest Fungi ! Tropical Rainforest, Far North Queensland Australia
Bracket fungi are made of stronger material so do not need water for their structure.
As a common practice in commercial forestry, seedlings are now grown with an appropriate fungus, as plants with mycorrhizal fungi have been found to grow much faster than plants without them.
This is due to a chemical in the fungus that reacts with oxygen – the same process as in fireflies.
www.rainforest-australia.com /fungi.htm   (1041 words)

  
 Bracket Fungus Basidiocarp
Bracket fungus basidiocarp (fruiting body) lower surface showing skeletal (edge) and generative hyphae (gill, spore producing).
Bracket fungi are so named because they occur as individual fruiting bodies (mushrooms) in a grouping or pattern known as a "bracket".
Oyster mushrooms are an example of delicate, edible bracket fungi, but shapes of other species vary from papery thin to thick, woody and large.
www.astrographics.com /GalleryPrintsIndex/GP2092.html   (191 words)

  
 The Fungus Among Us: Cool Fungus Facts
The first hard evidence that diseases are caused by germs was provided when a fungus, Beauveria bassiana, was found to be killing silkworms in Europe in the early 1800s.
The bracket fungus Ganoderma lucidum has been used in Chinese medicine for about 4,500 years.
Their success was partly attributed to a tonic prepared from the fruiting bodies of a fungus that invades moth caterpillars.
www.virtualmuseum.ca /Exhibitions/Mushroom/English/Funky/facts.html   (516 words)

  
  Museum Victoria [Forest Secrets] Plants   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This large orange bracket fungus is usually found on dead wood after fire.
Bracket fungi are important decomposers of woody debris in wet forests.
A common tough-textured multi-shelved bracket fungus found on lower trunks of trees and dead stumps.
www.museum.vic.gov.au /forest/plants/bracket.html   (75 words)

  
  Bracket Fungus: Detailed   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The vegetative portion of the fungus resides within the body of the tree (or dead stump), where it consists of an extensive network of filamentous fungal threads.
Bracket fungi are widely distributed throughout the province where they occur upon a variety of host species.
This unidentified fungus was said by some to cause rain if one turned it upside down after picking it or if one scratched it.
www.sfu.ca /halk-ethnobiology/html/plants/bracketfungus.htm   (206 words)

  
  fungi - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fungus, any member of a diverse group of organisms that—unlike plants and animals—obtain food by absorbing nutrients from an external source.
Fungus Infections, diseases caused by the growth of fungi in or on the body.
beefsteak fungus, boletus, bracket fungus, cep, chanterelle, death cap, destroying angel, fairy ring champignon, field mushroom, fly agaric, horn of...
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 What is... ?
Bracket fungus - A bracket, or shelf, fungus is one in which the fruiting body, or sporophore, grows laterally out of the substrate, which is usually a tree.
The mycelium that produces the bracket resides in the tissues of the tree, usually causing a rot disease of the internal tissues of the tree.
Jelly fungus - A jelly fungus is one in which the fruiting body consists of a thick, gelatinous material that surrounds the hyphae of the fungus.
www.plant.uga.edu /mycology-herbarium/whatis.htm   (2099 words)

  
 BracketF
Bracket Fungi, any of about 1,000 species of generally tough or woody fungi named after the bracket-like or shelf-like shape of their fruiting bodies, or basidiomata.
Bracket fungi are familiar in woodlands, where they may cause the rapid decay of stumps and fallen trees and shrubs (or even telephone poles or timber).
Most bracket fungi are annuals that produce new basidiomata each year, although some are perennials that produce another layer of tubes on old brackets each year and may last for several years.
web.singnet.com.sg /~garyto/bracketf.htm   (212 words)

  
 Bracket fungus - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bracket fungi, or shelf fungus, are fungi notable for bearing fruiting bodies (conk) as or in a "bracket": a grouping of individual mushroom caps that lie in a close planar grouping of separate or interconnected horizontal rows.
Brackets can range from only a single row of a few caps, to dozens of rows of caps that can weigh several hundred pounds.
Examples of bracket fungi include the Oyster mushroom, Sulphur shelf, Birch Bracket, and the Beefsteak Fungus.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Bracket_fungi   (122 words)

  
 BRACKET1   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the classic examples is Fomes fomentarius, a fungus found commonly on birch trees (Betula spp.) in Scotland and commonly known as the "Hoof fungus" (Fig.
In contrast to the perennial brackets of Fomes and Ganoderma, the birch polypore (Piptoporus betulinus) is a host-specialised invader of birch trees (Betula spp.) in which it causes an intense white rot.
The brackets expand progressively in the first growing season, up to about 15 cm wide, and persist through the winter but then they decay and may be replaced by further annual fruitbodies in subsequent seasons.
helios.bto.ed.ac.uk /bto/FungalBiology/bracket.htm   (402 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for bracket   (Site not responding. Last check: )
bracket fungus (shelf fungus) Any of a large family (Polyporaceae) of common arboreal fungi that have spore-bearing tubes under the cap.
Bracket fungi are usually hard and leathery or wood-like and have no stems.
Bracket fungi are commonly found growing on trees or fallen logs in damp woodlands.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=bracket   (752 words)

  
 MYCOLOGY
It is a Zygomycetes fungus which may be allergenic and is often found as saprobes in soils, dead plant material (such as hay), horse dung, and fruits.
A yeast-like fungus commonly occuring on human skin, in the upper respiratory, alimentary and female genital tracts.
Candida albicans is a dimorphic fungus in that it grows as a unicellular yeast under some environmental conditions and as a filamentous fungus under other conditions.
pathmicro.med.sc.edu /mycology/mycology-1.htm   (2198 words)

  
 Orchids and fungi
The orchid is parasitic on the fungus, which in turn derives nutrients from, and may damage, the roots of the taraire [9].
Corybas cryptanthus has an associated unidentified fungus that invades the roots through root hairs attached at tiny conical projections; the fungus spreads among the beech leaf litter, and is a weak parasite on the Nothofagus[10].
Failure of germination was caused by fungal hyphae failing to penetrate the seed, or by penetrating all the embryo's cells resulting in death of the embryo [21].
www.anos.org.au /groups/newzealand/biology/fungi.htm   (2194 words)

  
 Fungus
The Fungi (singular: fungus) are a large group of organisms, usually ranked as a kingdom in Linnaean taxonomy.
A lichen is a very close mutualistic relationship between a fungus and a photosynthetic microorganism, usually a cyanobacterium or green alga.
Thrush is an infection caused by a fungus that grows in the mouth.
www.websters-online-dictionary.com /definition/english/Fu/Fungus.html   (2273 words)

  
 Information on Cherry -- Silver Leaf, An Online Guide to Plant Disease Control, Oregon State University   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fungus is a saprophyte growing on dead trees, prunings, stumps, posts, and fallen logs.
After the branch dies, the fruiting structure of the fungus pushes its way through the dead bark and takes the shape of a bracket fungus.
Bracket undersurfaces, the sporulating surfaces, usually are purple although color may vary from salmon pink to purple.
plant-disease.ippc.orst.edu /disease.cfm?RecordID=300   (438 words)

  
 bracket - Definitions from Dictionary.com
brackets, parentheses of various forms indicating that the enclosed quantity is to be treated as a unit.
The typographical bracket is first recorded 1750, so called for its resemblance to double supports in carpentry.
Often used loosely for parentheses, square brackets, braces, angle brackets, or any other kind of unequal paired delimiters.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/bracket   (1056 words)

  
 What is a fungus ?
Strictly speaking, it is incorrect to call a mushroom a fungus, since we are only looking at part of the fungus, but people commonly refer to mushrooms, puffballs, etc. as 'fungi' - which is understandable since these are the only parts we usually see.
A fungus that feeds on dead organic matter is called a saprotroph and one that feeds on living organisms is a parasite.
Schizophyllum commune is a wood-rotting fungus, found on dead or dying wood from a vast variety of tree species.
www.anbg.gov.au /fungi/what-is-fungus.html   (2277 words)

  
 What is Beefsteak Fungus?
Beefsteak fungus, also called Fistulina hepatica is a distinctive edible fungus which can be found in the forests of Europe and the United States.
Insects favor the pores of beefsteak fungus, and it can be soaked in salt water before use if this is a concern.
One of the most common preparations for beefsteak fungus is thin raw slices to dress salads.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-beefsteak-fungus.htm   (420 words)

  
 ThisOpinion.com | Don't spend a fortune on bracket fungus
bracket fungus used to occupy a lot of my time and thoughts, but I will no longer give in to this madness.
I use to make bracket fungus my life but not anymore.
There are some people out there that let bracket fungus become their whole life.
www.thisopinion.com /Bambi/bracketfungus.asp   (259 words)

  
 Online Dictionary for French English, Spanish English, Italian English, and more.
Fungus causing brown root rot in plants of the pea and potato and cucumber families;
A smut fungus causing a smut in cereals and other grasses that chiefly affects leaves and stems and is characterized chains of sori within the plant tissue that later rupture releasing fl masses of spores.
A fungus that attacks living fish and tadpoles and spawn causing white fungus disease: a coating of white hyphae on especially peripheral parts (as fins);
www.ultralingua.com /onlinedictionary/?text=fungus   (538 words)

  
 ! Rainforest Fungi ! Tropical Rainforest, Far North Queensland Australia
Specific fungi (eg bracket fungi) are designed to do this job, and once they have started, other fungi will follow.
As a common practice in commercial forestry, seedlings are now grown with an appropriate fungus, as plants with mycorrhizal fungi have been found to grow much faster than plants without them.
This is due to a chemical in the fungus that reacts with oxygen – the same process as in fireflies.
rainforest-australia.com /fungi.htm   (1041 words)

  
 bracket fungus - OneLook Dictionary Search
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bracket fungus : Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition [home, info]
bracket fungus : UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
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 Definition of bracket fungus - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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 Fistulina hepatica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I was delighted to find a beefsteak fungus growing on an oak tree by Wimpole Hall.
This fungus is a bracket fungus that grows on oak or sweet chestnut trees, and apparantly causes the wood of the tree to go a red colour much appreciated by furniture makers.
A large bracket fungus growing at the base of the tree
www.ongar.org /mushrooms/beef.html   (251 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: bracket
You (people who think that "(" is a left bracket, "[" is a left bracket) are idiots.
A bracket (] or [) accidently placed at the end of a sentence or phrase.
I ate a birch bracket fungus but it was gruff.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=bracket   (238 words)

  
 Dryads Saddle Beefsteak Fungus
The beefsteak fungus is usually found growing on oaks and sweet chestnuts during July and October.
A distinctive bracket fungus, it is tongue shaped hence its alternative common name ox tongue.
The spore bearing tubes of the beefsteak fungus have clearly separated tubes, which can be manually prised apart.
www.pznow.co.uk /wildlife/fungi4.html   (149 words)

  
 Trees for Life - Fungi occurring on Dundreggan
Gall-inducing fungus (Gymnosporangium cornutum) on the leaf of a rowan tree (Sorbus aucuparia) on Dundreggan.
The aspen bracket fungus (Phellinus tremulae) on an aspen tree on Dundreggan.
Bleeding broadleaf crust fungus (Stereum rugosum) on a hazel tree (Corylus avellana) on Dundreggan.
www.treesforlife.org.uk /dundreggan/biodiversity/fungi.html   (288 words)

  
 bracket clock definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
bracket clock definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
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U.K. clock for standing on surface: a clock that is designed to stand on a shelf or a wall bracket
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 Burning Silo » Blog Archive » life on a fungus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In fact, even when they’re feeding on a fungus bracket, you may have to look hard to find them as they are so well camouflaged.
Tags: Horned Fungus Beetle, Bolitotherus cornutus, Pleasing Fungus Beetle, Megalodacne sp.
However, each time a piece has been knocked off, the bracket has begun to regrow and envelope the existing piece with the new growth which is white compared to the older brown sections.
magickcanoe.com /blog/2006/06/05/life-on-a-fungus   (1583 words)

  
 Fungus Art History
The backside is shellacked for a nice appearance, and the final painting is varnished to protect the paint.
The shape and form of the subjects must be blended into the contours of the fungus.
Being practical, a pheasant, barn, fence, dog and a tractor cannot be painted on a 6 inch $39 fungus.
www.geocities.com /fungusart/history.html   (268 words)

  
 Fomitopsis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brackets are more or less flat, concentrically grooved, yellowish to orange-red, becoming red-brown and finally flish, with a resin-coated surface and a distinct red-brown band running around the upper edge of the fruitbody.
Pores are light brown to ochre, 3-5 per mm, and in layers.
Widespread and common, this colourful bracket fungus fruits on logs and stumps, especially spruce.
www.uoguelph.ca /~gbarron/BRACKET/fomitops.htm   (75 words)

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