Hairy Curtain Crust
Taken at Dalzell Estate on 22nd December 2020 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken at Dalzell Estate on 8th November 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70
in macro mode.
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Hairy Curtain Crust.
Species:
Order:
Family:
AKA:
Stereum hirsutum.
Russulales.
Stereaceae.
False Turkey Tail
Habitat:
Description:



Edibility:



Dead hardwood trees and fallen branches particularly Oak and Beech.
Hairy irregularly-shaped tiered brackets.The colours, which are zoned and generally paler towards the margin, darken with age and vary considerably with location, but yellow, orange and brown are most common and they often
have bands of dark green algae.
Tough and tasteless.

When picking any fungus for consumption, caution should be                                           exercised at all times.