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Whitewash Fungus

Elder whitewash fungus (Hyphodontia sambuci) growing on the trunk of an elder tree (Sambucus nigra). Being just a thin white featureless coating, this is one of the more boring fungi to photograph.  Here is a close-up of it growing on some twigs:

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2012-01-28.

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