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Birch Polypore 5

Observed: 16th November 2011 By: Beagle
Friends of Childwall Woods and FieldsMerseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
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Birch Polypore 5
Birch Polypore 5
Birch Polypore 5
Description:

Irregular shaped bracket growing on end of broken Silver Birch at side of path. White upper surface with brown patch. Fine white pored underside. Smooth texture. Faint 'mushroom' smell.

Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus) interacts

Comments

miked's picture

do you have a picture from

do you have a picture from the other side so we can see the top of the fungus

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What we can see looks like

What we can see looks like the underside of Piptoporus betulinus.

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That is what i was thinking

That is what i was thinking too.

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A view from the other side

Returned to Woods to photograph fungus from other side. Fungus still intact and undamaged after 3 days - there's respect for you! I shall process and attach additional images asap. Regards

Hugh

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Birch Polypore

Thanks Mike; interesting variation in form and location emerging within the wood. Regards

Hugh