Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Meruliaceae
Species: Phlebia radiata Fr.
Synonyms: Auricularia aurantiaca
Irpex carneus
Merulius merismoides
Phlebia aurantiaca
Phlebia aurantiaca var. radiata
Phlebia contorta
Phlebia merismoides
Phlebia radiata f. contorta
Phlebia radiata forma contorta
Sistotrema carneum
Common Name: Wrinkled Crust

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Phlebia radiataPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (5)
Betula pubescens (4)
Quercus petraea (4)
Quercus (3)
Acer pseudoplatanus (3)
Betula (2)
Corylus avellana (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Aesculus hippocastanum (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Bog (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Mire: lowland raised bog, bare peat (1)
Mire: upland raised bog, bog vegetation with Sphagnum (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Rowan-birch woods (1)
Scrub (1)
Wet valley alderwoods (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (6)
Dead Wood (4)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Fallen Tree (2)
Fallen Wood (2)
Log (2)
Soil (2)
Standing Dead Tree (2)
Twig (2)
Dead Branch (1)
Decorticated Wood (1)
Fallen Twig (1)
Moss (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Tree (1)
trunk, fallen (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (2)
March (2)
September (4)
October (18)
November (12)
December (3)