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Birch Polypore

Fomitopsis betulina

Description:

The same large polypore I described some half a year ago, totally changed, almost doubled in volume over the last 6 months. These are very large carpophores (conks), growing on a decaying birch log - today, conks are over 30cm in diameter, with firm but spongy flesh. Cream brown in color, and bright white underneath.

Habitat:

Foothills of Jura mountain range; found on a fallen and decaying log in forested area of a nearby town park.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Mar 31, 2018
Submitted on Mar 31, 2018

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