Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Meripilaceae
Species: Physisporinus sanguinolentus (Alb. & Schwein.) Pilát
Synonyms: Boletus sanguinolentus
Corticium sanguinolentum
Merulius carmichaelianus
Physisporus sanguinolentus
Podoporia sanguinolenta
Polyporus carmichaelianus
Polyporus sanguinolentus
Poria sanguinolenta
Rigidoporus sanguinolentus
Common Name: Bleeding Porecrust


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Physisporinus sanguinolentusPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Alnus glutinosa (2)
Salix (2)
Quercus petraea (1)
Quercus (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Coniferophyta (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, acidic (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (2)
Fallen Tree (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Fallen log (1)
Fir (Abies) (1)
Norway Maple (1)
Wet Wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (1)
April (1)
September (8)
October (10)