Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Polyporaceae
Species: Datronia mollis (Sommerf.) Donk
Synonyms: Antrodia mollis
Daedalea mollis
Polyporus sommerfeldtii
Trametes mollis
Common Name: Common Mazegill

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Datronia mollisPhotographer:  Debbie Nelson
Photographer: Debbie Nelson

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (18)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Betula (2)
Alnus glutinosa (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Salix (1)
Ulmus glabra (1)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Betula pendula (1)
Beech (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Aesculus hippocastanum (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (11)
Woodland: mixed (9)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (8)
Parkland and scattered trees (5)
Woodland (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (4)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, under planted (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (12)
Dead Wood (7)
Fallen Tree (6)
Acer pseudoplatanus (5)
Stump (5)
Dead Branch (4)
Fallen log (2)
Fallen Wood (2)
Fallen Twig (1)
Log (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Twig (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (3)
February (5)
March (7)
April (2)
May (5)
June (2)
July (4)
August (2)
September (17)
October (21)
November (7)
December (1)