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Fistulina hepatica (Schaeff.) With. (Beefsteak Fungus)

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NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Fistulina hepatica (Beefsteak Fungus)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of Fistulina hepatica (Beefsteak Fungus)

Suggested Literature

Fistulina hepatica may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Fistulina hepatica is associated with:

fruitbody Castanea sativa - Sweet Chestnut (Fagales: Fagaceae) fruitbody is saprobic on dead wood Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic then saprobic]
fruitbody Fagus - beeches (Fagales: Fagaceae) fruitbody is saprobic on dead wood Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic then saprobic]
fruitbody Quercus - oaks (Fagales: Fagaceae) fruitbody is saprobic on dead wood Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic then saprobic]
fruitbody Rosa - roses and briars (Rosales: Rosaceae) fruitbody is saprobic on dead wood Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
fruitbody Broadleaved trees - broadleaved, frondose or deciduous trees fruitbody is saprobic on dead wood Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic then saprobic]
mycelium Castanea sativa - Sweet Chestnut (Fagales: Fagaceae) mycelium parasitises moribund wood Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic then saprobic],
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes a brown rot]
mycelium Fagus - beeches (Fagales: Fagaceae) mycelium parasitises moribund wood Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic then saprobic]
mycelium Quercus - oaks (Fagales: Fagaceae) mycelium parasitises moribund wood Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic then saprobic],
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [causes a brown rot]
mycelium Rosa - roses and briars (Rosales: Rosaceae) mycelium parasitises moribund wood Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
mycelium Broadleaved trees - broadleaved, frondose or deciduous trees mycelium parasitises moribund wood Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic then saprobic]

There may be more taxa associated with Fistulina hepatica listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)

Associated with Fistulina hepatica:

bracket bracket is parasitised by colony of Penicillium anamorph Penicillium aurantiogriseum - a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus (Eurotiales: Trichocomaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998

Fistulina hepatica may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

References

Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998 Microfungi on Miscellaneous Substrates: An Identification Handbook
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
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