Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Cantharellales Family: Hydnaceae
Species: Hydnum rufescens Pers.
Synonyms: Dentinum rufescens
Hydnum repandum var. rufescens
Common Name: Terracotta Hedgehog

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Hydnum rufescensPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (9)
Corylus avellana (6)
Quercus (2)
Castanea sativa (1)
Picea abies (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Leaves (7)
Soil (5)
Soil Mossy (4)
Larch (Larix) (2)
Soil Grassy (2)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
August (3)
September (11)
October (8)
November (3)