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Giant fungus at base of a beech tree

Observed: 11th September 2013 By: piersdypiersdy’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

Black-staining Polypore
Synonyms of Meripilus giganteus include Boletus giganteus(Pers., Polyporus giganteus (Pers.) Fr., and Grifola gigantea (Pers.) Pilát.


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