Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Phanerochaetaceae
Species: Byssomerulius corium (Pers.) Parmasto
Synonyms: Auricularia papyrina
Boletus purpurascens
Meruliopsis corium
Merulius aurantiacus
Merulius confluens
Merulius corium
Merulius papyrinus
Thelephora corium
Common Name: Netted Crust


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Byssomerulius coriumPhotographer:  Stuart Dunlop
Photographer: Stuart Dunlop

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Ulex europaeus (3)
Salix (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Corylus avellana (2)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Populus alba (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland (2)
Bog (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous (1)
Scrub: scattered, neutral (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (3)
Dead Wood (2)
Fallen Twig (2)
Dead Branch (1)
stick, fallen (1)
Twig (1)
wood (1)
wood (burnt stems) (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (4)
March (4)
April (1)
May (3)
June (1)
July (2)
September (3)
October (8)
November (1)
December (4)