Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Meripilaceae
Species: Grifola frondosa (Dicks.) Gray
Synonyms: Boletus frondosus
Grifola frondosa f. intybacea
Grifola frondosa forma intybacea
Grifola intybacea
Polyporus frondosus
Polyporus frondosus var. intybaceus
Polyporus intybaceus
Common Name: Hen of the Woods

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
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Grifola frondosaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (6)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Quercus petraea (1)
Castanea sativa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Tree (4)
Quercus rubra (2)
tree base (2)
Dead Wood (1)
Soil (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (5)
September (3)
October (13)
November (3)