Tubes and Pores The tubes are up to 12mm deep.The small round pores, typically five per mm, are white when the fruiting body is young, turning brown with age or when bruised.
SporesEllipsoidal to ovoid, truncate at one end, smooth, 6.5-8.5 x 4.5-6µm.
Spore print Brown.
Ganoderma resinaceum, which releases a yellow resin when broken, has a much thicker white margin than Ganoderma applanatum.
Ganoderma australe has a darker upper surface, is usually much thicker, and has slightly larger pores and larger spores.