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HETEROBASIDION ANNOSUM . Fructification of Fomes annosus shown growing on Scots pine , about 25 years old . This shows a typical mode of occurrence of the sporophore . Both the coloured upper surface with the white margin and the white under surface may be seen . The grasses had become incorporated in the fungus as it grew . The tree had been killed by Fomes .  Location: Theftford Chase Forest , Suffolk , England .

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HETEROBASIDION ANNOSUM . Fructification of Fomes annosus shown growing on Scots pine , about 25 years old . This shows a typical mode of occurrence of the sporophore . Both the coloured upper surface with the white margin and the white under surface may be seen . The grasses had become incorporated in the fungus as it grew . The tree had been killed by Fomes . Location: Theftford Chase Forest , Suffolk , England .


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