Oak Maze-gill (Daedalea quercina)

The Oak Maze-gill is predominantly found on Oak but not exclusively. This species appears all year round, is widespread and common. It grows on dead wood causing a brown rot whichhelps to decay the remnants of the wood down. Usually more than one bracket appears at any time. Although the mage-GILL this species has pores but a clower look at the underside will reveal that the pores look like a maze of ... short gills!

Not edible, tough as old boots!
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Find out more about the Oak Maze-gill in Dorset here: www.natureofdorset.co.uk/species_panel/Oak%20Maze-gill?vd...

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