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Leaf-like fungi on dead branch

Observed: 4th January 2013 By: Paul RobertsPaul Roberts’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPaul Roberts’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPaul Roberts’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Small light brown irregularly shaped leaf-shaped fungi growing on a fallen oak (I think) branch. Early January.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

Aleurodiscus oakesii is a

Aleurodiscus oakesii is a North American species not found in Europe.

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Aleurodiscus oakesii

OK agreed, not that then. I'm a bit baffled by this one. I've a couple of ideas I might check out before making another ID.

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Stereum rameale?

Bears some similarity to Stereum rameale, could it be this?

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Paul Stereum probably S

Paul
Stereum probably S rameale unlikely. I would have an eyelash like fringe around the edge for this species.

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Stereum

Thanks D.M.H and flaxton, if I find this species again I'll try and post some better pictures of it. Paul