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Birch Bracket

Description:

Fomitopsis betulina, more commonly known as birch bracket, birch polypore, or razor strop, is a fungus that grows almost exclusively on birch trees. They are widespread across Europe, Asia, and North America.

 

It gets its name razor strop from its traditional use as a strop for finishing the edges on razors.

Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0077496
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council