I have been rather busy lately, either reading books or exploring local parks and streets. Funnily enough, the below scenario was not something I came across by chance, but because someone else spotted the tree and I went and had a look to get my own lot of photos. I’m glad I did, because this horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is so riddled with Polyporus squamosus that it has even attracted those who would otherwise care not for fungi to take a look (a gentleman came by and asked me about the fungus when I was taking photos). The images really do speak for themselves, though also note this also has Ganoderma sp. (suspected G. australe) at the base – not shown here. Hopefully you find this lot of fungi as cool as I did!
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[…] I came across, which was a horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum), shown earlier in the year in this blog post, I inspected once again. With much of the dryad saddle (Cerioporus squamosus syn. Polyporus […]