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Bracket sp

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
Bracket sp
Bracket sp (2)
cross section
Bracket sp (7)
Bracket sp (6)
Description:

On old fallen Beech tree rather a large amount in overlapping tiers on the underside of the fallen tree,They ranged from 10cm to 20cm which was the largest,4cm thick,

Identifications

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    Likely ID
    Ganoderma sp
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

it looks an old and gnarled

it looks an old and gnarled specimen but with only one row of tubes the split between applanatum and australe cannot be made (without spores)

Fenwickfield's picture

not at it's best

I was not sure about quality of bracket,but thought it was worth putting it on to see if it could be narrowed down.

Fenwickfield