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Postia ptychogaster (F. Ludw.) Vesterh. (Powderpuff Bracket)

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Suggested Literature

Postia ptychogaster may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICOMYCETIDAE
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
POLYPORALES
(polypores)
FOMITOPSIDACEAE
(a family of bracket fungi)
Postia
(a genus of bracket fungi)
Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Postia ptychogaster is associated with:

bracket Calluna vulgaris - Heather (Ericales: Ericaceae) bracket parasitises live root Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
bracket Pinopsida - conifers bracket parasitises live Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic]
bracket Chamaecyparis lawsoniana - Lawson's Cypress (Pinales: Cupressaceae) bracket parasitises live Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic]
bracket Picea - spruces (Pinales: Pinaceae) bracket parasitises live Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic]
bracket Pinus - pines (Pinales: Pinaceae) bracket parasitises live Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic]
bracket Pinopsida - conifers bracket is saprobic on dead, decayed wood Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
bracket Pinopsida - conifers bracket is saprobic on dead, decayed stump Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
bracket Chamaecyparis lawsoniana - Lawson's Cypress (Pinales: Cupressaceae) bracket is saprobic on dead, decayed wood Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
bracket Chamaecyparis lawsoniana - Lawson's Cypress (Pinales: Cupressaceae) bracket is saprobic on dead, decayed stump Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
bracket Picea - spruces (Pinales: Pinaceae) bracket is saprobic on dead, decayed wood Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
bracket Picea - spruces (Pinales: Pinaceae) bracket is saprobic on dead, decayed stump Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
bracket Pinus - pines (Pinales: Pinaceae) bracket is saprobic on dead, decayed wood Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
bracket Pinus - pines (Pinales: Pinaceae) bracket is saprobic on dead, decayed stump Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Calluna vulgaris - Heather (Ericales: Ericaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph parasitises live root Minor Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Pinopsida - conifers dominant Ptychogaster anamorph parasitises live Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic]
Ptychogaster anamorph Chamaecyparis lawsoniana - Lawson's Cypress (Pinales: Cupressaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph parasitises live Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic]
Ptychogaster anamorph Picea - spruces (Pinales: Pinaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph parasitises live Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic]
Ptychogaster anamorph Pinus - pines (Pinales: Pinaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph parasitises live Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [weakly parasitic]
Ptychogaster anamorph Pinopsida - conifers dominant Ptychogaster anamorph is saprobic on dead, decayed wood Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Pinopsida - conifers dominant Ptychogaster anamorph is saprobic on dead, decayed stump Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Chamaecyparis lawsoniana - Lawson's Cypress (Pinales: Cupressaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph is saprobic on dead, decayed wood Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Chamaecyparis lawsoniana - Lawson's Cypress (Pinales: Cupressaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph is saprobic on dead, decayed stump Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Picea - spruces (Pinales: Pinaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph is saprobic on dead, decayed stump Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Picea - spruces (Pinales: Pinaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph is saprobic on dead, decayed wood Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Pinus - pines (Pinales: Pinaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph is saprobic on dead, decayed stump Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
Ptychogaster anamorph Pinus - pines (Pinales: Pinaceae) dominant Ptychogaster anamorph is saprobic on dead, decayed wood Major Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005

There may be more taxa associated with Postia ptychogaster listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)

Associated with Postia ptychogaster:

Postia ptychogaster may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
POLYPORALES
(polypores)
Postia
(a genus of bracket fungi)
Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) An unusual bracket fungus which produces a roundish, furry mass containing pale brown chlamydospores. The thin, pure white backets of the sexual stage sometimes grow beneath or nearby. It rots a wide variety of coniferous logs.

References

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