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Hoof fungus

Fomes fomentarius


The fruit body of this tree-dwelling fungus are hard, hoof-shaped, up to 15 cm high and equally wide. The upper side has a gray-blue bar layer. The undersurface has a cinnamon brown pore layer that becomes up to 8 cm thick.


The fungus was found on vaulted birch in the forest.


Norwegian name: Knuskkjuke

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Oslo, Norway

Spotted on Oct 22, 2019
Submitted on Oct 30, 2019

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