Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Atheliales Family: Atheliaceae
Species: Athelia arachnoidea (Berk.) Jülich
Synonyms: Athelia bispora
Corticium arachnoideum
Corticium bisporum
Corticium centrifugum
Corticium centrifugum subsp. bisporum
Fusarium kuhnii
Hypochnus bisporus
Pellicularia bispora
Rhizoctonia carotae
Common Name:


A Lichen Parasite
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Athelia arachnoidea

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Lichen (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Fallen Branch (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
September (1)
December (1)