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Underside of the large ash tree fungus

Observed: 17th November 2009 By: RHomanRHoman’s reputation in Fungi and LichensRHoman’s reputation in Fungi and LichensRHoman’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Fungus underside 1
Fungus underside 2
Description:

The fungus had broken away from the tree with the underside uppermost. After the heavy rain it was very wet. 2 views of different parts of the underside are shown.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

miked's picture

If possible could you show a

If possible could you show a bit more general context, i.e. the whole fungus and the upper side as well. Hopefully should be able to ID this as it has large pores (as shown by coin) but rather unsure as to why its so uneven underneath.

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Other Pictures

There are other pictures of the fungus here:

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/10594

and here

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/11108

together with comments suggesting Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus).

Possibly uneven nature to underside is due to age and very heavy rain in last week or so.

RH

Robert Homan

miked's picture

Ah yes this all figures now,

Ah yes this all figures now, the large pores and the overall shape, pretty sure it is Dryad's Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)