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Spongy, stemmed bracket.

Observed: 12th January 2012 By: moremothmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensmoremoth’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Spongy, stemmed bracket. Top.
Spongy, stemmed bracket. Underside.
Description:

A stemmed bracket fungus growing low on a decaying trunk.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

moremoth's picture

Dryad's Saddle?

R. Phillips' book shows the Dryad's Saddle as having a quite dark and scaly upper surface. Is it very variable?
Bill

Bill Welch

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It is normally darker than

It is normally darker than your photo shows but it can be much lighter than the Phillips example.
How big was it?