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HETEROBASIDION ANNOSUM . Large sporophore of Fomes annosus , some 12 inches across , found growing on the top of an old stump of silver fir , which has been cut quite close to the ground some 10 years previously .The litter shown in the photograph had been incorporated in the fruiting body as it grew .The remains of an older fruitification may be observed on top . Location: Petersfield , Hampshire , England .

Reference: 2814

HETEROBASIDION ANNOSUM . Large sporophore of Fomes annosus , some 12 inches across , found growing on the top of an old stump of silver fir , which has been cut quite close to the ground some 10 years previously .The litter shown in the photograph had been incorporated in the fruiting body as it grew .The remains of an older fruitification may be observed on top . Location: Petersfield , Hampshire , England .


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