Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Hymenochaetales Family: Schizoporaceae
Species: Hyphodontia sambuci (Pers.) J. Erikss.
Synonyms: Corticium chrysanthemi
Corticium sambuci
Corticium serum
Hyphoderma sambuci
Lyomyces sambuci
Peniophora chrysanthemi
Peniophora sambuci
Rogersella sambuci
Thelephora calcea ? sambuci
Thelephora calcea var. sambuci
Thelephora calcea ? sambuci
Thelephora cretacea
Thelephora sambuci
Thelephora sera
Common Name: Elder Whitewash


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Hyphodontia sambuciPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Sambucus nigra (8)
Quercus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: introduced shrub (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Scrub (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Branch (3)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Standing Dead Tree (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
February (3)
March (2)
April (1)
May (1)
August (1)
September (5)
October (6)
November (1)