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Bracket 1

Observed: 28th August 2010 By: louise bentley
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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bracket 1
Description:

several similar brackets found on dying beech tree

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

louise bentley's picture

Bracket ID

After quite a lot of searching on the internet I settled on the ID of Tinder Bracket/Hoof Bracket, but as they all take slightly different forms it's difficult to be certain. I welcome identifications from others as I am quite new to fungi ID. Thank You, Louise, Bolton

L.Bentley

louise bentley's picture

Bracket ID

I decided on the ID of Tinder/Hoof bracket after spending quite sometime searching on the internet. As I am new to fungi ID I welcome the opinion of others, as the Tinder bracket does take different forms and it's difficult to be certain ! Thank You, Louise Bolton.

L.Bentley

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It certainly looks like a

It certainly looks like a bracket fungus and is very similar to some of the other fungi shown on iSpot in the genus Fomes. I'm afraid that I don't know enough about fungi to give an ID though.