Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Fistulinaceae
Species: Fistulina hepatica (Schaeff.) With.
Synonyms: Boletus hepaticus
Common Name: Beefsteak Fungus

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
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Fistulina hepaticaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (7)
Quercus petraea (6)
Quercus robur (5)
Castanea sativa (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Lowland hazel-sessile oakwoods (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Tree (10)
Stump (5)
Cut Trunk (1)
Dead Wood (1)
tree base (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (5)
May (1)
August (4)
September (18)
October (13)
November (2)