This fungus grows in conifer forests all over the Northern Hemisphere. An extremely durable perenial, this polypore can be found year round. We found ours growing on the stump of a dead tree. These are mostly found growing on Hemlocks and Douglas Fir trees, but can be found growing on over 100 host species!
Red Belted Polypore have a variety of traditional medicinal uses. Some of the most common ways to use this fungus is in a tincture, a deconction or dual extraction.
These polypore have been used traditionally by many first nations communities, including Dene, Cree, Iroquois and Blackfoot.
Red Bleted polypore can be used as a daily preventative tonic for support of the entire immune system. To learn more about this wonderful fungi, head over to our blog!
Conks will be in dried form, whole, chopped or powdered!
Red Belted Polypore ( fomitopsis pinicola )
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