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Birch polypore, Piptoporus betulinus

Description:

Hard large grayish polypore along the trunk of a birch tree, underside had aged brown, firm surface.

Habitat:

along the trunk of a birch tree, about 5 or 6 of them. In the North 40 area of Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY.

Notes:

Found as part of Jamaica Bay BioBlitz 2010. Person in the photo is Laura of NY Mycological Society leading the fungi walk Saturday morning.


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New York City, New York

Lat: 40.60, Long: -73.90

Spotted on Jun 13, 2010
Submitted on Jun 13, 2010

Spotted for mission

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