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Unidentified Bracket

Observed: 24th February 2012 By: Blewit Boy
Cardiff Naturalists' Society
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Description:

Any help with ID would be appreciated. Bracket was about 10-15cm across and was attached to the bark of a small multi-stemmed deciduous tree.

Identifications

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Comments

miked's picture

Its curiously blackened

Its curiously blackened almost as if its been burnt.

Blewit Boy's picture

It did look like...

It did look like that Mike, but there was no sign of fire nearby. I suppose this could be a reaction to frost, or just senescence. In the reverse shot of the bracket, their is a interesting reddish tint to the upper surface. I wonder if this is diagnostic?

chris