Is this Giant polypore or chicken of the woods?

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Is this Giant polypore or chicken of the woods?

Post by ScarletMaguire » Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:53 pm

Hi, this specimen to me seems to be either giant polypore or chicken of the woods. However I may be wrong, as this specimen seems quite old and some parts have definitely rotted away so it's hard to pinpoint all the necessary ID features. Any advice appreciated.

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Re: Is this Giant polypore or chicken of the woods?

Post by Flaxton » Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:35 pm

Hi it is neither it is phaeolus schweinitzii

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