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03.12.2023 The Conk in Winter

There are a few mushrooms known as Conks.  This one is the Tinder Conk-Fomes fomentarius.  It has several other names such as hoof fungus and a couple more with tinder as part. It has been used for that purpose for … Continue reading

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03.18.2020-2 Tinder Conks on a Fallen Birch

Also known as Hoof Conks, Fomes fomentarius is a polypore fungus that lives up to its name…or got its name because it can hold a burning coal inside the pores on the underside for hours and be used to start … Continue reading

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