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Phaeolus schweinitzii (Fr.) Pat. (Dyer's Bracket, Dyer's Mazegill)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 general literature references to Phaeolus schweinitzii (Dyer's Bracket, Dyer's Mazegill)

Phaeolus schweinitzii may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
POLYPORALES
(polypores)
FOMITOPSIDACEAE
(a family of bracket fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 22 feeding and other relationships of Phaeolus schweinitzii (Dyer's Bracket, Dyer's Mazegill)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) The toadstool-like brackets of this fungal pathogen are a familiar sight at the base of Pine (*Pinus*) trees, although it attacks a broad range of coniferous and rarely broadleaved trees. It causes a brown rot, particularly at the base of the trunk (butt rot) which makes the tree unsafe.
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