Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Corticiales Family: Corticiaceae
Species: Vuilleminia comedens (Nees) Maire
Synonyms: Corticium carlylei
Corticium comedens
Corticium nigrescens
Thelephora comedens
Thelephora nigrescens
Common Name: Waxy Crust

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Vuilleminia comedens

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus petraea (4)
Quercus robur (4)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Quercus (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (4)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (4)
Acer pseudoplatanus (3)
Twig (2)
Dead Branch (1)
Fallen Twig (1)
Log (1)
standing dead wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
February (2)
March (9)
June (1)
August (1)
September (4)
October (5)
November (1)
December (5)