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1 hour ago, geogphotos said:

Parasol mushroom - edible and delicious - especially if not previously used as floor mat  :D

Macrolepiota procera

 

 

 

Foot was to give sense of scale! 

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7 minutes ago, Russell Watkins said:

A minor thing but when you're keywording, this is a fungus (actually the fruiting body of a fungus). "Fungi" is plural.

Thanks,

will remember that when I do my caption and tags

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I would be very grateful for help with ID oF fungus found in a Scottish woodland this Autumn, which seems to like to grow on dead silver birch tree trunks. Any ideas what it is? So many of the images on identification pages look the same.

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10 hours ago, Sally said:

I would be very grateful for help with ID oF fungus found in a Scottish woodland this Autumn, which seems to like to grow on dead silver birch tree trunks. Any ideas what it is? So many of the images on identification pages look the same.

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I think they are Fomitopsis betulina, commonly known as the birch polypore, birch bracket, or razor strop.

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4 hours ago, VbFolly said:

 

I think they are Fomitopsis betulina, commonly known as the birch polypore, birch bracket, or razor strop.

That's great, thank you very much indeed.

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