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Fungus on oak limb

Observed: 5th October 2013 By: Steve_VSteve_V’s reputation in Fungi and LichensSteve_V’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

About 3cms across, quite of few of these growths are emerging from the limb of an oak tree that dropped off the tree last year. They seem to like the shady side. Recently emerged, so they may grow bigger I suppose. Ideas?

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus sulphureus) interacts

Comments

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Looks like it might be

Looks like it might be Chicken of the Woods Laetiporus sulphureus. Very often on oak

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