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Sparassis crispa (Wulfen) Fr. (Wood Cauliflower)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Sparassis crispa may 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)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 10 feeding and other relationships of Sparassis crispa (Wood Cauliflower)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A large cauliflower-like fungus that is widespread and common, although usually seen in only small numbers. It fruits at the base of conifers, especially Pine (*Pinus*), where it is parasitic then saprobic on the roots, eventually killing the tree.
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