No place like Holm

No place like Holm

Observation - No place like Holm - UK and Ireland. Description: Tall, mature evergreen with dark green, narrowly ovate, glossy but somewhat crinkly, leaves. Fissure

Tall, mature evergreen with dark green, narrowly ovate, glossy but somewhat crinkly, leaves. Fissured bark. Fruits borne on stalked cups resembling wine goblets (old, fallen ones shown).
A magnificent example.
The rounded fungus on the bole looks like ageing Inonotus dryadeus