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Bjerkandera adusta (Willd.) P. Karst., Meddn Soc. Fauna Flora fenn. 5: 38 (1879)

Boletus adustus Willd., Flora Berol., 2 (Crypt.): 392 (1787)
Boletus carpineus Sowerby, Col. fig. Engl. Fung. Mushr. (London) 2: tab. 231 (1799)
Polyporus adustus (Willd.) Fr., Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 1: 363 (1821)
Polyporus adustus f. resupinata Bres., in Killerman, Denkschr. Königl.-Baier. Bot. Ges. Regensburg 15: 72 (1922)
Gloeoporus adustus (Willd.) Pilát, in Kavina & Pilát, Atlas Champ. l'Europe (Praha) 3: 137 (1937)

Habitat: On dead and dying wood of deciduous trees, most frequently Fagus. Rarely in wound scars on living trunks, or on decayed wood of conifers such as species of Araucaria, Cupressus, Picea, Pinus, Thuja and Taxus.

Notes: Very common and widespread.

Distribution: E: c, S: c, W: c, NI: c, ROI: c, Other: Channel Islands: c; Isle of Man: c

Vouchers: England: K(M) 90088; Scotland: K(M) 74199; Wales: K(M) 74216; NI: K(M) 82794; ROI: K(M) 74209; Other: Channel Islands: K(M) 61870

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Phillips, R., Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain & Europe: 288 pp. (1981), p. 236
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Non gilled fungi, Heterobasidiomycetes, Aphyllophorales, Gasteromycetes 2: 412 pp. (1986), p. 268, pl. 329
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Heterobasidioid, Aphyllophoroid and Gasteromycetoid Basidiomycetes 3: 444 pp. (1997), p. 221
D:, in Ryvarden, L & Gilbertson, R.L., European Polypores: Abortiporus - Lindtneria, (Ed.: Ryvarden L. & Gilbertson R.L) 1: 1-387 (1993), p. 168

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