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Weeping polypore (Inonotus dryadeus). Close-up of the surface of a fruiting body of a weeping polypore, showing droplets of a dark resin exuding from its surface. This wood-rotting bracket fungus parasitises oak trees and the fruiting bodies are found at the base of tree trunks all year round. Photographed in Dorset, UK, in October.
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