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Strange looking thing...Fungi I guess...anybody know the name?

Discussion in 'Nature' started by roundball, Nov 6, 2017.

  1. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    Hiking around a local lake today I came across this huge broken off tree.
    Got to looking it over and saw this weird looking thing inside.
    I assume it's some sort of Fungi but have never seen such a shape before.
    About the size of a basketball...anybody know what it is?
    Canon FD28-85, NEX7


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  2. AlwaysOnAuto

    AlwaysOnAuto TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Feb 17, 2015
    I don't know what it is, but that tree looks like a recent fall.

    I wonder if it made any noise when it fell.
     
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  3. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    LOL...whether or not anyone was there to hear it, that big Beech tree made a sound for sure.
    :) 

    I found the answer...that white thing is a "Lion's Mane Mushroom"

    Hericium erinaceus - Wikipedia
     
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  4. bdbits

    bdbits TalkEmount All-Pro

    Sep 10, 2015
    Bob
    Sounds like it could be worth harvesting. :whistling:
     
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