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Blushing Bracket

Daedaleopsis confragosa

Description:

Blushing Bracket. This is a small bracket fungus, attaining 15cm in diameter, roughly semicircular in shape, attached to dead or dying branches or small trees, often Sallow. The top surface is brown to ochre, often in faint concentric zones, whilst underneath there are regular pores of a cream colour, which, on bruising, go reddish brown. It is too tough to be edible.

Habitat:

On dead or dying broad-leaf timber, notably willow but occasionally birch and other hardwoods.

Notes:

Started growing on a section of a tree we cut out that had fallen during hurricane Ike. Only about a 3 weeks ago this fungi appeared, didn't notice until they were already this size

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Hema
Hema 7 years ago

cool.

Jake Barnes
Spotted by
Jake Barnes

Prairie View, Texas, USA

Lat: 30.24, Long: -95.51

Spotted on Mar 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 28, 2012

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