Fig 1
FRUIT BODY: 40-90cm in diameter.  Numerous rosettes sprout from a common base at the bottom of chosen host.  Upper surface is radially grooved with light and dark concentric zones. STIPE: Short and cream coloured. GILLS/PORES: Pores are almost circular and bruise blackish. FLESH: White and fibrous with a pleasant smell.  Tastes slightly sour. SPORES: Hyaline, subglobose. HABITAT: Parasitic on deciduous trees especially oak and beech. SEASON: Uncommon.  Late summer to autumn. EDIBILITY: Inedible.

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