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Bracket Fungus

Observed: 22nd July 2013 By: Peter Orchard
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
Bracket Fungus
Description:

I see this species from time to time on the local heathland here in Dorset. It appears to be growing from the roots of cut gorse but the size of it makes me think that it coming from the roots of cleared silver birch or Scots pine. Is it birch polypore?

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.