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Birch bracket

Observed: 11th March 2013 By: bobthebirderbobthebirder’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensbobthebirder’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensbobthebirder’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Photographed on this week's iSpot Exploring Nature session. For details of walks to come see http://www.dorsetwalks.com

Identifications

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

Species interactions

Species with which Birch Polypore (Piptoporus betulinus) interacts

Comments

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Several species of bracket

Several species of bracket can grow on Birch including but not limited to Fomes fomentarius "Hoof fungus" T.versicolor "Turkeytail" Lenzites betulinus "Birch Mazegill", Phellinus and Inonotus species.

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