Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales Family: Stereaceae
Species: Stereum gausapatum (Fr.) Fr.
Synonyms: Haematostereum gausapatum
Stereum cristulatum
Stereum hirsutum var. cristulatum
Stereum quercinum
Stereum spadiceum
Thelephora gausapata
Thelephora spadicea
Common Name: Bleeding Oak Crust

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Stereum gausapatumPhotographer:  David Mitchel
On Oak
Photographer: David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus petraea (11)
Quercus (9)
Quercus robur (9)
Betula pubescens (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Bog (1)
Boundaries: defunct hedge, species-poor (1)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: introduced shrub (1)
Lowland hazel-sessile oakwoods (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Branch (10)
Stump (6)
Wood (3)
Dead Attached Branch (2)
Sawn Wood (2)
Standing Dead Branch (2)
Tree (2)
Dead Branch (1)
Dead Wood (1)
Fallen Wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
February (6)
March (7)
August (2)
September (11)
October (10)
November (7)
December (5)