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Hoof Fungus

Observed: 4th April 2010 By: cd5965
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Whitetish with grey colouring. Firm to touch not soft. Quite large, growing from lower trunk of tree.


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

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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I think this is unlikely to

I think this is unlikely to be Hoof fungus as lacks the characteristic grey layering and compact er.. 'hoofy' shape. I'm afraid I can't offer to much in way of another suggestion though, perhaps more likely one of the Ganoderma bracket fungi, which are very variable.

Rob Coleman