stalkless fungus?

stalkless fungus?

Observation - stalkless fungus? - UK and Ireland. Description: I have never seen this before and am not sure whether it is a lichen or a fungus. It is on a fallen branch in a mainly birch wood.

I have never seen this before and am not sure whether it is a lichen or a fungus. It is on a fallen branch in a mainly birch wood.