Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Hymenochaetales Family: Incertae sedis
Species: Trichaptum abietinum (Dicks.) Ryvarden
Synonyms: Boletus abietinus
Hirschioporus abietinus
Hydnum parasiticum
Polyporus abietinus
Polystictus abietinus
Trametes abietina
Common Name: Purplepore Bracket


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Trichaptum abietinumPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Pinus sylvestris (20)
Pinus (5)
Pinus pinaster (1)
Picea sitchensis (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (4)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (3)
Bog (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: coniferous (1)
Rowan-birch woods (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Fallen Tree (11)
Castanea sativa (3)
Tree (3)
wood (3)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Dead Wood (1)
Fallen log (1)
Log (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
standing dead wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (4)
February (1)
April (3)
May (2)
July (3)
August (4)
September (9)
October (6)
November (4)
December (4)