Laetiporus portentosusCommon name: White Punk

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Unknown.

Description: This is a pathogen species of fungi and can be found on living trees. The brackets are up to 400 millimetres wide.

Notes: Western Australian Aboriginals would use this fungi to carry fire as it would smoulder all day.

References: Fungi of the Perth Region and Beyond. Neale L Bougher.

Aboriginal use of Fungi.