Hoof Fungus

Hoof Fungus

Observation - Hoof Fungus - UK and Ireland. Description: Hoof fungus showing geotropism. The spore surface on the base of the fungus needs to face the ground so that the spores can be released. When the tree was felled the hoof fungus had to twist its pattern of growth by 90 degrees so that the spores continue

Hoof fungus showing geotropism. The spore surface on the base of the fungus needs to face the ground so that the spores can be released. When the tree was felled the hoof fungus had to twist its pattern of growth by 90 degrees so that the spores continue to fall down.