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Daldinia concentrica?

Observed: 15th February 2010 By: Jobear
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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IMG 2871

Black fungus found on the end of a felled tree.


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Looks like Daldinia, which I

Looks like Daldinia, which I believe occurs only on ash. Do you know what the tree was?

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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No sorry I don't know the type of tree. I'm not good with identifying trees I'm afraid.