Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Peniophoraceae
Species: Peniophora lycii (Pers.) Höhn. & Litsch.
Synonyms: Corticium caesium
Corticium lycii
Peniophora caesia
Thelephora lycii
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Peniophora lyciiPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fraxinus excelsior (14)
Peniophora lycii (1)
Ulex europaeus (1)
Rubus fruticosus agg. (1)
Betula (1)
Alnus incana (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (6)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Wet valley alderwoods (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, neutral (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, under planted (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Acer pseudoplatanus (5)
Castanea sativa (5)
Twig (2)
wood (2)
Dead Wood (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Fallen Tree (1)
Fallen Twig (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Soil (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (8)
March (4)
April (2)
May (3)
June (1)
July (3)
September (1)
October (8)
November (3)
December (1)