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Birch Polypore Pipoporus betulinus

Observed: 19th February 2011 By: terrycrynantterrycrynant’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensterrycrynant’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
birch polypore
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Piptoporus betulinus
2.5 inches at thickest
Birch Polypore Piptoporus betulinus
Description:

One of thirteen large bracket fungi growing on 15ft dead silver birch tree trunk.Largest is 9.5 inches at widest and over 2 inches at its thickest.

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