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PP54: Ganoderma Butt Rot of Palms

Figure 4. Basidiocarp (conk) of Ganoderma zonatum. Note glazed reddish-brown top surface and white undersurface. The "straight" side of the conk is directly attached to the trunk. There is no "stem" or "stalk" that attaches the conk to the trunk.

Credit: M. L. Elliott, UF/IFAS