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Phellinus punctatus (now - Fomitiporia punctata)
Phellinus punctatus (now - Fomitiporia punctata)
Description
  • Resupinate (flat to the trunk) buff coloured fruit body
Host Species
  • London Plane, Oak, Hazel, Ash, Hawthorn, Willow
Mode Of Decay
  • Sapwood exposed
Significance
  • Creates a canker leading to white rot of both the sap wood and heart wood.
    Potential for limb failure
Distribution
  • First recorded in the UK on London Plane in 2008 now spreading further afield on this host, radiating away from the South east
Notes
  • Uncommon

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Phellinus punctatus (now - Fomitiporia punctata) - Photo 1012 Phellinus punctatus (now - Fomitiporia punctata) - Photo 1013 Phellinus punctatus (now - Fomitiporia punctata) - Photo 1014 Phellinus punctatus (now - Fomitiporia punctata) - Photo 1015 Phellinus punctatus (now - Fomitiporia punctata) - Photo 1016 Phellinus punctatus (now - Fomitiporia punctata) - Photo 1018
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Comments
Author Comment Date
ShooTa note - spelling mistake in Significance section - wite rot? 20-06-16
Tony Croft aka hamadryad A truly spectacular find Mr Humphries, good shots too. 09-05-13
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