BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Fomes fomentarius (L.) J.J. Kickx (Hoof Fungus, Tinder Bracket)
||13 April 2005
|OS grid ref
||50° 50' N, 1° 40' W
||Vice County: South Hants, VC11, England
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|Stage or state
||Old fruitbody on fallen Beech trunk
||on fallen trunk of Fagus sylvatica
||Crust: 0.6mm thick.
Context: 15mm thick, brown, without white spots.
Pore layer: to 14mm deep
"Fomes spores" reported by another observer.
When the small slice was left in the fridge for a week, the hyaline generative hyphae grew out to form white patches.