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Interesting fungi brackets on silver birch alive and dead

Observed: 2nd January 2012 By: chloe1
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
Interesting fungi brackets on silver birch alive and dead
Description:

Largish puffy brackets fungi gowing on living and dead silver birch tree.

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

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Favoured

The clue is in the scientific name this type of bracket prefer's Silver Birch,some fungi will only grow on specific tree's this can help you when identifying them,also certain soil types too.

Fenwickfield