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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Polyporus tuberaster --- Tuberous Polypore

This Tuberous Polypore Polyporus tuberaster from Pembrey Country Park was on Hazel.  It is found on a wide variety of 'hardwoods'. There is a good page on 'First Nature', Pat O'Reilly's site where he describes it as an 'infrequent' find.  If found growing on the ground this is said to be from a blackish sclerotium which I have never seen.  

1 comment:

  1. SNAP! Emily and I found the first one of the year in the wood today. This time growing on Oak