Phellinus pomaceus (Pers.) Maire
(cushion bracket)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesPhellinus pomaceus (cushion bracket)
GenusPhellinus (a genus of porecrusts and brackets)
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 Phellinus pomaceus (Cushion Bracket) :
1: Phellinus pomaceus (Cushion Bracket)
8 May 2004 OSGR: TF40 52° 40' N, 0° 10' E Vice County: Cambs (VC 29) England
27 fruitbodies on dead Prunus stump and cut trunk nearby
Image 1: Close-upImage 2: Close-up (2)Image 3: In situImage 4: In situ - close-upImage 5: In situ - close-up (2)Image 6: In situ - close-up (3)Image 7: In situ - close-up (4)Image 8: In situ - close-up (5)Image 9: Pores - magnifiedImage 10: Pores - magnified (2)Image 11: Pores - magnified (3)Image 12: Pores - magnified (4)Image 13: Pores - magnified (5)Image 14: Pores - magnified (6)Image 15: Setae - projecting from hymenium - magnifiedImage 16: Spores - highly magnified
2: Phellinus pomaceus (Cushion Bracket)
25 Jan 1976 OSGR: SU83 51° 10' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Surrey (VC 17) England
2m up trunk of flowering cherry
Image 1: Fruitbodies - undersides - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - underside -  in situImage 3: Pore surface - enlarged

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references relevant to Phellinus pomaceus (Cushion Bracket)

Phellinus pomaceus (Cushion 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 Phellinus pomaceus (Cushion Bracket)
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