Fomes fomentarius

Fomes fomentarius at Clumber Park growning on SIlver Birch.

Fomes fomentarius.

Fomes fomentarius is a species of fungus found in the UK. The species produces a relatively large fruit bodies which are shaped like a horse’s hoof and vary in colour from silver grey to black, though they are normally light brown. It grows on the side of various species and shown here growing on silver birch.