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? Birch Polypore

Observed: 2nd February 2013 By: ajm
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:
Identifications

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus) interacts

Comments

D.M.H.'s picture

Think 2ft is a little

Think 2ft is a little exageration lol

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Size matters

Fair enough, I maybe did get a bit carried away with 2ft. However, it is certainly much larger than most other fungi I have come across and I would not go below 1ft, possibly a bit more, in widest diameter. Would that still fit with the suggested ID?

Alan

D.M.H.'s picture

us this is 100% birch

us this is 100% birch Polypore (razorstrop) and even at two foot there's nothing else it could be.

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Thanks

Thanks, comments appreciated