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Observed: 5th January 2011 By: leenestofvipersleenestofvipers’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensleenestofvipers’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensleenestofvipers’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensleenestofvipers’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:
Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus) interacts

Comments

Blewit Boy's picture

It is..............

It is blushing because you looked at it's underside ;)

chris

leenestofvipers's picture

LOL

Very drool :)

flaxton's picture

The red could be the start of

The red could be the start of Hypomyces (rosellus) which grows on Piptoporus.

leenestofvipers's picture

it was on birch

It was growing on a birch tree and it looks exactly like a birch polypore so I dont think it is bleeding porecrust.

leenestofvipers's picture

also

I previously posted a pic of the top of the fungus which 3 people have agreed is birch polypore.

julian's picture

Birch polypore

Oh, I see Hypomyces has already been suggested. If it is something like that, I wonder if has got in around what appears to be a break/wound in the fungus. It does appear as if the red blushing is centred on that obvious crack.