Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Polyporaceae
Species: Polyporus leptocephalus (Jacq.) Fr.
Synonyms: Boletus lateralis
Boletus leptocephalus
Boletus nigripes
Boletus nummularius
Boletus varius
Coltricia leptocephala
Coltricia nummularia
Grifola varia
Melanopus nummularius
Polyporus elegans
Polyporus elegans var. nummularius
Polyporus leptocephalus f. nummularius
Polyporus nummularius
Polyporus varius
Polyporus varius f. nummularius
Polyporus varius var. elegans
Polyporus varius var. nummularius
Common Name: Blackfoot Polypore

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Polyporus leptocephalusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Salix cinerea (3)
Betula pubescens (2)
Betula (2)
Quercus (2)
Salix (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Crataegus monogyna (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (8)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Acer pseudoplatanus (8)
Dead Wood (3)
wood (3)
Twig (2)
Castanea sativa (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Tree (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (4)
May (1)
July (3)
August (7)
September (12)
October (4)