Phellinus ferreus

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Phellinus ferreus

30 March 2008 Bedfordshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Flesh

Brown

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Very common

Habitat

On dead branches of deciduous trees, especially hazel

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

Very similar to Phellinus ferruginosa, from which it can be distinguished by examination of the spores