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Unknown Fungus

Observed: 21st November 2009 By: rs2758
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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 MG 5353

found on a dead tree on the woodland floor, the black is 'ooze' which looks like it has come from the fungus!


No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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might be schizopora paradoxa

might be schizopora paradoxa but I struggle with these brackets and resupinate fungi so it could easily be something completely different.

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Well, when I compare it to

Well, when I compare it to S.paradoxa it does look like a good match, so I suppose my next question(s) are:

Does the fungus create the 'ooze'?

Is the 'ooze' a different fungus in its own right?

Does S.paradoxa use the 'ooze' as a source of nutrient?

A revisit is required methinks!