A polypore growing abundantly on a dead branch. The gnarled branch is probably from a hardwood but can’t be better identified as it’s at the forest’s edge in an area with a very wide variety of trees (Zone 21).

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I think you’ve got it, Bill.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-10-01 16:22:32 CDT (-0400)

If you suggest it, I’d second it.

The pale gray fuzzy cap suggest Trametes
By: Bill (boletebill)
2010-10-01 14:22:23 CDT (-0400)

and the gray tones to the pore surface seem close to Trametes hirsutum.