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Fungus on section of rotten tree bark

Observed: 20th September 2011 By: amw632
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Black and white fungus on section of rotten tree bark

Small erect fungi growing on a section of rotten broadleaf tree bark. Fungi are typically black at the base, grey then white on the tips, some of which are branched [like antlers]. Fungi 1.0 - 1.5 cm high; 0.1 - 0.7 cm wide at tips. Scale: coin 10p ~2.5 cm diameter.


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

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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There seems to be a spelling

There seems to be a spelling mistake in the name "hypxylon" so this entry does not sort with the others