Yet more Pseudoinonotus dryadeus on oak

So over the bank holiday weekend I shared some images of Pseudoinonotus dryadeus on an oak that stood at a woodland edge next to a golf course. Said oak exhibited all the classic signs of decay from this fungal species (significant root buttressing, in particular). Today, I was lucky to spot another example, complete with a developing hollow. Another Eiffel Tower in the making.

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A close-up on an algal-covered desiccated bracket.
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Two brackets could be found at the base of the oak on this side. Also note the buttressing at the base.
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On the other side of the oak’s base, we can observe the remnants of another bracket.
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Next to this, a hollow can be seen.
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A closer look of the hollow, complete with litter.
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Looking up into the heart of the oak, we can observe the rotting heartwood.
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Looking at the oak’s entire structure, we can see it has recently been pruned (likely in the last year).
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Yet more Pseudoinonotus dryadeus on oak

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