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Birch Polypore

Observed: 5th February 2011 By: Beagle
Friends of Childwall Woods and FieldsMerseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
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P1000029
Birch Polypore
Description:

1.Observation of Brackets found growing on Birch branch despite icy conditions. 2. Determination with Museum specimen in Botany Department.
This fungus was carried by Otzi, the 5300 yr old ice mummy found in the Alps in 1991.

Identifications

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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