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Fungi

Observed: 7th October 2012 By: Claire.LClaire.L’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Fungi
Description:
Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

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

Claire.L's picture

I.D.

Thanks for the ID. I have read from your link that P.betulinus was once used as a strop for razor blades! I do remember it having a very smooth, almost creamy texture inside.

Fenwickfield's picture

think so

I too have heard of this

Fenwickfield