Hen of the woods

Basisdaten

hen of the wood (Grifola frondosa) old
  • hen of the wood (Grifola frondosa) old
  • hen of the wood (Grifola frondosa)
  • hen of the wood (Grifola frondosa) old

Profile

scientific name: 
Grifola frondosa
class: 
Agaricomycetes
family: 
Polyporales
genus: 
Meripilaceae
kind: 
Grifola
fruit bodies: 
August - October
wood decomposition: 
White rot
website: 
www.tree-guide.com/hen-of-woods
infested zone: 
Trunk base / root area
comment: 

Parasite. Edible in the youngest form. The genus Grifola is only comprised of one type.

recommendation: 

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