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Hoof Fungus

Observed: 31st January 2011 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Hoof Fungus
Hoof Fungus (2)
Hoof Fungus (3)
Hoof Fungus (4)
Hoof fungus (5)
Description:

Large bracket max size 20cm, Thick,greyish brown,hoof shaped bracket with pale brownish pores on the under surface,perennial,generally solitary but sometimes several on the same host,I found 6 on this trunk,there wet as it was across a stream and had been raining,found predominantly in northern regions

Identifications

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    Likely ID
    Hoof Fungus or Tinder bracket (Fromes fomentarius)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 3 People
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Species interactions

No interactions present.