Climacodon septemtrionalis  (4 Photos)

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It is a parasite on the wounds of deciduous trees, especially sugar maple, beech and ash.  It can also fruit on standing dead trees. Climacodon septemtrionale looks like a polypore from a distance, but is actually 'toothed'. It causes rot of the tree's heartwood.

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