Hen of the Woods - Grifola frondosa
Grifola frondosa is a soft-fleshed polypore recognized by its brown, wavy caps, which are organized in large clusters of rosettes arising from a single, branched stem structure.
It is usually found near the bases of oaks, where it causes a butt rot.
Summer and autumn.
Infrequent and rather localised in Britain and Ireland.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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