Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Hymenochaetales Family: Hymenochaetaceae
Species: Phellinus pomaceus (Pers.) Maire
Synonyms: Boletus pomaceus
Boletus pomaceus var. prunastri
Boletus tuberculosus
Fomes pomaceus
Fomes pomaceus var. fulvus
Phellinus tuberculosus
Polyporus fulvus
Common Name: Cushion Bracket

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Phellinus pomaceusPhotographer:  Amelia Williams
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Prunus spinosa (15)
Prunus (3)
Malus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Built up area, domestic (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees (1)
Grassland: neutral, semi-improved, lowland (1)
Improved grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, acidic (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, neutral (1)
Scrub: scattered, neutral (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Tree (8)
Dead Wood (6)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Standing Dead Branch (2)
Dead Attached Branch (1)
Fallen Tree (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (2)
March (5)
April (4)
May (1)
August (2)
October (4)
November (7)