Mensularia radiata (Sowerby) Lázaro Ibiza
(alder bracket)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMensularia radiata (alder bracket)
FamilyHYMENOCHAETACEAE (a family of bracket fungi)
OrderHYMENOCHAETALES (an order of basidiomycete fungi)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Mensularia radiata (Alder Bracket) :
1: Mensularia radiata (Alder Bracket)
16 Nov 1975 OSGR: SU93 51° 0' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
on dead, fallen, oak
Image 1: Brackets - top surface - in situImage 2: Brackets - top surface - in situ (2)Image 3: Brackets - under surface - in situImage 4: Brackets - under surface - in situ (2)Image 5: Pore surface - enlargedImage 6: Spores - magnified

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references relevant to Mensularia radiata (Alder Bracket)

Mensularia radiata (Alder Bracket) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 16 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Mensularia radiata (Alder Bracket)
A medium-sized bracket fungus that often grows in tiers on Alnus glutinosus. The fungus is often bright yellowish -brown especially at the margin.
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