Fungus on fallen tree trunk

Fungus on fallen tree trunk

Observation - Fungus on fallen tree trunk - UK and Ireland. Description: These pictures show both ends of a fallen tree trunk about 10 metres apart. Could they be the same organism? At the base end the spores appear to have coloured the bramble leaves brown like rust.

These pictures show both ends of a fallen tree trunk about 10 metres apart. Could they be the same organism? At the base end the spores appear to have coloured the bramble leaves brown like rust.