Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Fomitopsidaceae
Species: Postia subcaesia (A. David) Jülich
Synonyms: Oligoporus subcaesius
Tyromyces subcaesius
Common Name: Blueing Bracket

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Postia subcaesiaPhotographer: © Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (5)
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Salix (3)
Corylus avellana (3)
Salix caprea (3)
Ulmus glabra (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Salix cinerea (1)
Beech (1)
Alnus incana (1)
Populus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (10)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Scrub (1)
Valley alderwoods on mineral soils (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, coppice with standards (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (8)
Acer pseudoplatanus (6)
Castanea sativa (5)
Dead Branch (3)
Fallen Tree (2)
Tree (2)
Dead Twig (1)
Decorticated Wood (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Fallen Twig (1)
Fallen Wood (1)
Log (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
February (2)
March (1)
May (1)
July (1)
August (3)
September (8)
October (15)
November (8)
December (2)