Anyone please can confirm what it is.
I then searched through Google, and found that the Ganoderma sp, is the one that mostly resembles the one in the photo you posted, although I couldn't find any picture with those 'caramel- like drops'on its rim.
The link below is of a Ganoderma sp. photo
http://www.duinkerken.nu/paddestoelen/i ... 00x803.jpg
I think that the 'Bracket Funghus' term may be used for many types of funghi that resemble a shelf, thus the name may sometimes be misleading.
Ganoderma spp. seams quite a close ID and the probable species would be:
Ganoderma tsugae - varnish shelf fungus [ more info... ]
Though then I met a photo of Ischnoderma resinosum and looks quite more similar to our photographed species with regards to the honey-like droplet at its rim.
More research under progress....
PS: Interesting picture database of fungi
Below are some links about I. resinosum
Post is open to different ideas / suggestions about this large 'mushroom'. By the way, one report said that it is edible and has a surpriisngly good taste! (I think i read it from link 1). However it also said that it caused allergic reactions in some people.
PS- another great site with plenty of photos of about 800 different fungal species.
Recently, I've been told that this must be Inonotus indicus, a species widely distributed in Asia and Middle East, but in Europe, it is found only in Malta, which is not that rare.
For full ID of certain funghi, a sample of the fungus should be examined under the microscope. So there is always an element of uncertainty about this ID.