Smoky bracket

Basisdaten

smoky braket (Bjerkandera adusta)
  • smoky braket (Bjerkandera adusta)
  • smoky braket (Bjerkandera adusta)
  • smoky braket (Bjerkandera adusta)
  • smoky braket (Bjerkandera adusta) close up

Profile

scientific name: 
Bjerkandera adusta
class: 
Agaricomycetes
family: 
Russulales
genus: 
Bjerkanderaceae
kind: 
Bjerkandera
fruit bodies: 
January - December
wood decomposition: 
White rot
attack course: 

Is a vital tree attacked, should it be examineded.

website: 
http://www.trees-id.com/fungi/smoky-bracket.htm
infested zone: 
Dead wood
comment: 

The Smoky Bracket is saprotroph, but occurs occasionally also as a wound parasite. At the age it is almost black.

recommendation: 

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