Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Polyporaceae
Species: Polyporus durus (Timmerm.) Kreisel
Synonyms: Boletus durus
Grifola badia
Grifola badia calceoliformis
Grifola badia calceoliformis
Polyporellus picipes
Polyporus badius
Polyporus picipes
Common Name: Bay Polypore

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Polyporus durusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Salix (11)
Salix cinerea (3)
Corylus avellana (2)
Alnus glutinosa (2)
Salix caprea (2)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Betula pendula (1)
Betula (1)
Ash (1)
Hazel (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Acer pseudoplatanus (9)
Dead Branch (3)
Dead Wood (3)
Fallen Tree (3)
Castanea sativa (2)
Fallen Branch (2)
Stump (2)
Tree (2)
Quercus rubra (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Stem (1)
Twig (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
May (1)
July (5)
August (11)
September (5)
October (11)
November (4)
December (1)