can you identify this giant mushroom?

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can you identify this giant mushroom?

Post: #275754 caffers2
Mon Aug 05, 2013 7:18 am

I found this at the base of a tree in the uk (England) yesterday. It's about 30 cm across and not very deep.
Is it edible? What's it called?

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Re: can you identify this giant mushroom?

Post: #275766 Geoff Dann
Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:05 pm

Yep. :-)

Inonotus dryadeus. Oak Bracket.

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Re: can you identify this giant mushroom?

Post: #275767 caffers2
Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:19 am

Can i eat it?

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Re: can you identify this giant mushroom?

Post: #275773 caffers2
Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:33 pm

Many thanks for your help.

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Re: can you identify this giant mushroom?

Post: #275778 Geoff Dann
Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:20 pm

caffers2 wrote:Can i eat it?


It is tougher than old leather, so no.

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Re: can you identify this giant mushroom?

Post: #275783 caffers2
Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:10 pm

Thanks for your help. I putted a few more pics of some more mushrooms i found today. Hope you can help
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