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Tinder Fungus, Hoof Fungus, Tinder Conk, Tinder Polypore or Ice Man Fungus

Fomes fomentarius


white/grey. The bottom wasa little bit silky.


Europe, Asia, Africa and North America "It grows on the side of various species of tree, which it infects through broken bark, causing rot. The species typically continues to live on trees long after they have died, changing from a parasite to a decomposer." (Wikipedia)


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Tardos, Dunántúl, Hungary

Spotted on Oct 2, 2011
Submitted on Oct 30, 2011

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