Fomitopsis betulina (11)
Fomitopsis betulina (Bull.) B.K. Cui, M.L. Han & Y.C. Dai is a common polypore, causing brown caries exclusively on birch (Betula sp.). Better known as Piptoporus betulinus, but recent phyllogenetic studies prove the species belongs to another genus, namely Fomitopsis.
Photo: taken in 2013, in Hungary, using manual exposure mode and flash. PP: moderate cropping, after re-sizing selective sharpening on the trama of the closest specimen.
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