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Observed: 28th September 2013 By: DebbieA
Derbyshire Mammal GroupThe Mammal Society
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Ganoderma
Ganoderma
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Description:

ON a large beech tree

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

marksteer's picture

Looks like G. australe to me.

Looks like G. australe to me. Note brown spores below

The more I know the more I realise I don't know

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Thanks

Thanks Mark, thats really helpful. I didn't know how to tell the species apart. I'll change the id and credit your id.
Best wishes

Debbie

Debbie Alston

flaxton's picture

Debbie All Ganoderma produce

Debbie
All Ganoderma produce brown spores so they indicate that is a Ganoderma and that is all and not the species. It could well be G australe but it could also be applanatum.
Mal