Sunday Fungi: A Bit of a Carbuncle

The birch, first amongst trees, seems to be host to every species of fungus… seems to be.

photo taken 8th October 2019

This one’s a birch polypore, though not in its usual hoof-shaped form. Truly, I felt sorry for the tree, to have such a growth bursting forth.

 

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15 Responses to Sunday Fungi: A Bit of a Carbuncle

  1. Deborah says:

    Interesting. Looks like a vegetable! 🙂 Nice one Crispina!

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  2. Violet Lentz says:

    OUCH! that looks positively painful. We have birch trees but they are of the white skinned variety and to date I have never seen one with such a bulbous growth!

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  3. Just reading your comment back to Violet. I remember that moment in Aliens oh so well 🙂 Happy Sunday!

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  4. Dale says:

    Poor tree… looks like it has a tumour!

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