Monday, 21 October 2013

Species add to fungus - Hoof/Tinder Fungus

New fungus added is one which was in the possession of Ötzi the ice man - apparently as part of a fire starting kit. It's also known as Tinder Fungus. Grows as a parasite on Birch and Beech (and continues after the death of the tree)

Fomes fomentarius, Hoof Fungus

The iceman:

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