Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Auriculariales Family: Auriculariaceae
Species: Exidia thuretiana (Lév.) Fr.
Synonyms: Exidia albida
Exidia marginata
Gyraria albida
Tremella albida
Tremella thuretiana
Common Name: White Brain


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Exidia thuretianaPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (23)
Fraxinus excelsior (10)
Acer pseudoplatanus (5)
Quercus (4)
Salix (3)
Ulmus glabra (2)
Corylus avellana (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Ulmus (1)
Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Larix (1)
Hedera helix (1)
Crataegus monogyna (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Beech (1)
Populus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (9)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (7)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (5)
Built up area, domestic (4)
Woodland (4)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Scrub (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Boundaries: hedge with trees, species-rich (2)
Woodland: plantation (2)
Boundaries: defunct hedge, species-poor (1)
Grassland: marshy, lowland (1)
Lowland hazel-sessile oakwoods (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, neutral (1)
Western valley ash-wych elm woods (1)
Wet ash-wych elm woods: Light soil forms (1)
Wet valley alderwoods (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, under planted (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (22)
Acer pseudoplatanus (10)
Dead Wood (7)
Fallen Tree (5)
branch (4)
Quercus rubra (4)
Dead Branch (3)
Stump (3)
Twig (3)
Dead Twig (2)
Soil (2)
Soil Leaves (2)
Tree (2)
Fallen Branch (1)
Fallen Twig (1)
Fallen Wood (1)
Rotting Wood (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (11)
February (5)
March (3)
April (1)
June (3)
September (14)
October (27)
November (17)
December (11)