Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Bondarzewiaceae

Heterobasidion annosum  (Fr.) Bref.

Root Rot

A common and pernicious pathogen of conifers, causing much destruction in commercial plantations. It produces quite large basidiocarps which are white with a reddish-brown edges: a useful identification feature

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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