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Observed: 21st February 2011 By: MW159
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Birch Polypore

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus) interacts


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Looks rather strange for

Looks rather strange for birch polypore, pores look too big. suppose it could just be a close-up of a small specimen.

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Yes it is a close up from

Yes it is a close up from below. I think they change shape as they grow. I have added another photo of the wider view. Thanks.