Ganoderma lucidum | Old Dominion Wildlife

Ganoderma lucidum

July 5, 2013

My wife photographed this Ganoderma lucidum mushroom growing along the Limberlost Trail in Shenandoah National Park. Big thanks to Joe L. (an Old Dominion Wildlife reader) for help with the identification!

Ganoderma lucidum, a reishi mushroom

Ganoderma lucidum, a reishi mushroom

Mushrooms growing on an old stump

Ganoderma lucidum (foreground), polypore mushrooms (backround)

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3 Responses to Ganoderma lucidum

  1. July 9, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    my favourite mushroom in the world…I thank God for this fungus 🙂

    P

  2. July 20, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    Awesome! I know it is used medicinally in some countries.

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