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Black crust.

Observed: 1st December 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
Black crust.
Description:

A black encrusting fungus on dead deciduous wood.

Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Bogey the Fungusman's picture

Possible ID

Going solely by your photo it looks very similar to a find I have made previously, Chaetosphaerella phaeostroma, however you would need to examine it more closely to get a definite ID.

Graham

D.M.H.'s picture

Thanks Bogey I have been at a

Thanks Bogey I have been at a loss when trying to ID similar looking finds.

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