Smoky Bracket - Bjerkandera adusta
The overlapping, stalkless caps of this bracket fungus are 3 to 10 cm across with a brown upper surface and a distinctive grey porous underside, hence the common name.
On dead wood of deciduous trees, occasionally on conifer wood.
July to November but persisting all year round.
Widespread and fairly common in Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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