Bracket on silver birch

Bracket on silver birch

Observation - Bracket on silver birch - UK and Ireland. Description: Grey green coloured bracket, which resembled the shape of a horse's hoof growing on broken silver birch trunk. Hard and woody texture with horizontal grooves or bands over surface giving it a striped appearance, the underside was brown and firm. Bracket w

Grey green coloured bracket, which resembled the shape of a horse's hoof growing on broken silver birch trunk. Hard and woody texture with horizontal grooves or bands over surface giving it a striped appearance, the underside was brown and firm. Bracket was 10 cm wide, 6 cm high and 6 cm deep. Several similar fungi on same trunk and other broken silver birch trunks nearby.