Inonotus hispidus (Bull.) P. Karst.
(shaggy bracket)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesInonotus hispidus (shaggy bracket)
GenusInonotus (a genus of bracket fungi)
FamilyHYMENOCHAETACEAE (a family of bracket fungi)
OrderHYMENOCHAETALES (an order of basidiomycete fungi)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Inonotus hispidus (Shaggy Bracket) :
1: Inonotus hispidus (Shaggy Bracket)
28 Sep 2002 OSGR: SU67 51° 30' N, 1° 0' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on fallen Beech log
Image 1: EnvironsImage 2: FruitbodyImage 3: Fruitbody - close-up
2: Inonotus hispidus (Shaggy Bracket)
15 Aug 1981 OSGR: SU18 51° 30' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
6ft and 10ft up on trunk of Sorbus bristoliensis
Image 1: Bracket - old (15 Aug 81) - close-up - in situImage 2: Bracket - old (15 Aug 81) - in situImage 3: Bracket - old (15 Aug 81) - top surface - in situImage 4: Brackets - young (18 July 81) - in situImage 5: Bracket - young (18 July 81) - pore surface - in situImage 6: Bracket - young (18 July 81) - top surface - in situImage 7: Bracket - young (18 July 81) - pore surface - enlarged
3: Inonotus hispidus (Shaggy Bracket)
26 Sep 1975 OSGR: SD67 54° 10' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
Old specimen on Ash trunk
Image 1: Bracket - top surface - in situImage 2: Bracket - top surface - in situ (2)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references relevant to Inonotus hispidus (Shaggy Bracket)

Inonotus hispidus (Shaggy Bracket) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 21 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Inonotus hispidus (Shaggy Bracket)
A large, soft, shaggy, brown bracket fungus which is often found during the summer and autumn on trunks of trees, especially Ash (Fraxinus) and Apple (Malus)
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