Amadou ! My take

Horse shoe fungus is a member of the Polyporus family, more commonly known as false tinder fungus or conk ( not true tinder fungus as this is Chaga ) and is generally found on dead silver birch trees. At this point I want to add that I have made Amadou from two types of conk and have seen trauma in at least two more types which I believe could be made into Amadou. Although the last stage of the prep varied slightly the overall method was the same.

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