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Paupers Wood 9th Spot

Observed: 25th November 2009 By: marycmaclachlan
IMG 1968
Description:

Bracket Fungus

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Hairy Curtain Crust (Stereum hirsutum) interacts

Comments

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fantastic growth pattern!

fantastic growth pattern! very similar to one i have seen in my local woods.

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Paupers Wood 9th Spot

With a white rim and a dark brown centre plus growing on an oak log it is most likely the bracket fungus Stereum gausapatum. Stereum hirsutum tends to be orangish and downy on top hence hirsutum.