MikeCollins1A's picture

Unknown Bracket Fungus (?)

Observed: 22nd September 2013 By: MikeCollins1A
P1060782
Description:

On a tree stump, about a foot from the ground.

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.

Comments

Roofdog's picture

It is easy to check it is

It is easy to check it is edible if you want to eat it. Beefsteak fungus will look like it bleeds when you cut it. Literally you will get what looks like blood coming from it. The flesh is kind of marbled and looks a bit like meat (steak).

flaxton's picture

I would point out the Caution

I would point out the Caution given on each identification about eating fungi.