Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Cantharellales Family: Hydnaceae
Species: Hydnum repandum L.
Synonyms: Dentinum repandum
Hydnum repandum var. sistotremiforme
Common Name: Wood Hedgehog

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Hydnum repandumPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (26)
Corylus avellana (8)
Beech (3)
Betula (3)
Quercus (2)
Larix (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Quercus robur (1)
Picea sitchensis (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (18)
Woodland: mixed (12)
Woodland (7)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (5)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (4)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (2)
Bog (1)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, coppice with standards (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (26)
Soil Leaves (8)
Soil Mossy (8)
Leaf Litter (4)
Litter (2)
Larch (Larix) (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Peat (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
March (1)
June (1)
July (1)
August (5)
September (26)
October (39)
November (6)
December (4)