tree stump fungus

tree stump fungus

Observation - tree stump fungus. Description: This stump was a willow tree which died suddenly in summer 2010. We left the stump to encourage wildlife. This fungus grew almost overnight. Is it ok to have in the garden, or could it be a sign of honey-fungus, which I understand is harmful? A nearby pri

This stump was a willow tree which died suddenly in summer 2010. We left the stump to encourage wildlife. This fungus grew almost overnight. Is it ok to have in the garden, or could it be a sign of honey-fungus, which I understand is harmful? A nearby privet hedge died 15 years ago, with what appeared to be honey root fungus. Thanks for any advice.