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Two for the price of one

Observed: 20th November 2012 By: stevenelawsonstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Hoof Fungus (Fomes fomentarius) found on fallen birch trunk and sitting on top of whopping Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinas) from same tree.
Hoof Fungus is bomb-proof - upper surface extremely tough. Creamy circular pores on underside easily bruised - see second picture.
It was bucketing down, hence the shiny wet upper surface on the Hoof fungus.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.