Observation 8694: Fomes fomentarius (L.) Fr.
When: 2008-08-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: mushrooms in need of identification, uk forest, manchester

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:07 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘UK Manchester Forest’ to ‘Manchester Forest, England’

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By: Flip (urbanchaos)
2009-01-16 16:53:37 CST (-0600)

I looked it up and found that fommes fomentaritus are usually found growing on a birch. This could possibly be a Ganoderma applanatum as it seems to be a beech tree. also it says that they bruise brown and this seems to be the case as it was damaged in the picture. Im not sure though and probably wrong.

If you remove the last two pictures..
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-08-07 09:52:26 CDT (-0500)

.. I can propose a name on the remaining species: Fomes fomentarius, often with a weird growth on beech.

Created: 2008-08-06 16:26:33 CDT (-0500)
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