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This fungi has the splendid name King Alfred's Cake (after the legend of King Alfred burning the cakes when hiding from the Danes) - actually it is a very good firelighter.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daldinia_concentrica
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May 27 2012 21:54 GMT wijnie58
What a very nice legend, Thor...!!
Beautiful fungi....
May 27 2012 23:37 GMT 25barb
A very unique fungi. Super narrative. Thank... I learn so much by the photographer's notes. Well composed and presented with wonderful lighting and details.
May 28 2012 04:36 GMT sini
Great find!:)
May 28 2012 09:51 GMT MargNZ
Great history and find :))
May 29 2012 06:46 GMT saffi9
great find and knowledge ive never come across it
May 30 2012 00:31 GMT gtc126
WONDERFUL PERSPECTIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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