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Sparassis crispa (Wulfen) Fr. (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. Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005

Sets of Photographs

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

Taxon Summary # images # photos Date Vice-county Country
Sparassis crispa Fruitbody 8 8 1 Oct 2014 Dorset England
Sparassis crispa Fruitbody 6 6 7 Oct 2001 East Gloucestershire England
Sparassis crispa Fruitbody 2 2 4 Oct 1975 Berks England
Sparassis crispa Fruitbody 1 1 5 Oct 1975 Surrey England

Suggested Literature

Sparassis crispa may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
POLYPORALES
(polypores)
Fungi s.l.

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

References

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