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Tinder conk

Fomes fomentarius


This is a faded and mature specimen. As the common name implies, it may be used as a fire starter, along with other materials. It grows on an old log and appears to be covered with small black insects.


Found underneath shrubbery on the grounds of Tanglewood Nature Center.

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mauna Kunzah
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mauna Kunzah

New York, USA

Lat: 42.11, Long: -76.88

Spotted on Apr 29, 2019
Submitted on Jun 5, 2019

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