Fig 1
FRUIT BODY: 10-25cm in diameter.  Kidney shaped bracket that starts as a round white and brown ball.  Upon expansion the pale brown upper surface becomes cracked and flaky.  GILLS/PORES: Pores white becoming pale grey brown.  Circular. FLESH: White and rubbery.  Tastes slightly bitter but has pleasant fragrance. SPORES: White, bean-shaped. HABITAT: On the trunks of silver birch. SEASON: Very common.  All year round. EDIBILITY: Inedible.

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