Thursday, October 29, 2009

Pycnoporus sanguineus - Red Fungus

Pycnoporus sanguineus is a plant pathogen. Pycnoporus sanguineus is also the biological name of the 'red fungus'. This is a mushroom like plant, wich has its name from its red coloring.

Front view of Pycnoporus sanguineus

Back view of Pycnoporus sanguineus

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Pycnoporus
Species: P. sanguineus

Photo by: Johari Jalinas
Location: Taman Tasik Perdana, Kuala Lumpur.

1 comment:

  1. slm, im a student of textile technology from UiTM Shah Alam. i want to ask u, do you have any idea on what type of local mushroom will give a good color as a dye for fabric textile? this is for my thesis proposal since im choosing to do a mushroom dye for textile...