Bunlike fungus growing horizontally on snapped Silver Birch branch.
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Any dimensions please?
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Up to 30mm across the cap, to 20mm deep and pore length to 8mm. It also has a strong mushroom smell. Regards
Smell and pore/flesh ratio is good, its small but at this size the stem is more obvious(as you mentioned) I think this is still the most likely species dispite my misgivings about pore shape. Well, I can not think of an alternative that would grow on Birch.
(edit)I never bother to look or photograph fruitbodies of this size and (suspected)species so might actually be normal.
Probably died is more accurate thay can survive our winters.
Thanks, without microscopy, the only other feature that might contribute to its ID is the soft brush-like texture or 'pile' of its pores. Regards
Lat/Lng: 53.3852, -2.8806
OS grid ref: SJ415879
Mixed woodland with fungi. Part of original Childwall Park, estate of Bamber Gascoyne MP.