Alder bracket

Basisdaten

alder braket (Inonotus radiatus)
  • alder braket (Inonotus radiatus)
  • alder braket (Inonotus radiatus) at a trunk

Profile

scientific name: 
Inonotus radiatus
class: 
Agaricomycetes
family: 
Hymenochaetales
genus: 
Hymenochaetaceae
kind: 
Inonotus
fruit bodies: 
June - September
wood decomposition: 
White rot
attack course: 

Enters the tree through trunk / branches injuries and decomposes heartwood.

website: 
www.tree-guide.com/alder-bracket
infested zone: 
Trunk
comment: 

Often fruiting bodies are very high at trunk.

recommendation: 

If the tree does not look vital, it should be inspected.