Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales Family: Phanerochaetaceae
Species: Terana caerulea (Lam.) Kuntze
Synonyms: Auricularia phosphorea
Byssus caerulea
Byssus phosphorea
Corticium caeruleum
Pulcherricium caeruleum
Thelephora caerulea
Thelephora indigo
Common Name: Cobalt Crust


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Terana caeruleaPhotographer:  Jenny Seawright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
stump, mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
October (1)