Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Meruliaceae
Species: Bjerkandera adusta (Willd.) P. Karst.
Synonyms: Bjerkandera adusta f. resupinata
Bjerkandera adusta forma resupinata
Boletus adustus
Boletus carpineus
Boletus crispus
Coriolellus serialis f. resupinatus
Coriolellus serialis forma resupinatus
Gloeoporus adustus
Leptoporus adustus
Polyporus adustus
Polyporus adustus f. resupinata
Polyporus adustus forma resupinata
Polyporus crispus
Common Name: Smoky Bracket

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Bjerkandera adustaPhotographer:  Ronnie Irvine
Photographer: Ronnie Irvine

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (16)
Beech (3)
Quercus petraea (3)
Aesculus hippocastanum (2)
Betula (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (6)
Parkland and scattered trees (5)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Rowan-birch woods (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Stump (6)
Dead Wood (4)
Fallen Tree (4)
Log (4)
Cut Trunk (3)
Fallen log (3)
Quercus rubra (2)
Tree (2)
wood (2)
Castanea sativa (1)
Fallen Wood (1)
Sawn Wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (3)
March (6)
April (1)
May (2)
August (2)
September (12)
October (25)
November (5)
December (5)