Thelephora penicillata Fr.
(urchin earthfan)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesThelephora penicillata (urchin earthfan)
GenusThelephora (earthfans)
FamilyTHELEPHORACEAE (a family of basidiomycete fungi)
OrderTHELEPHORALES (an order of basidiomycete fungi)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Thelephora penicillata (Urchin Earthfan) :
1: Thelephora penicillata (Urchin Earthfan)
15 Oct 2000 OSGR: SU57 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: FruitbodyImage 2: Fruitbody - detailImage 3: Fruitbody - teeth - close-upImage 4: BasidiaImage 5: BasidiumImage 6: Clamped hyphaeImage 7: Clamped hyphae (2)Image 8: Clamped hyphae (3)Image 9: SporesImage 10: Spores (2)Image 11: Spores (3)Image 12: Spores (4)Image 13: Spores (5)Image 14: Spores (6)
2: Thelephora penicillata (Urchin Earthfan)
8 Oct 2000 OSGR: ST88 51° 40' N, 2° 10' W Vice County: East Glos (VC 33) England
under Tsuga heterophylla
Image 1: Fruitbody - in situ - top viewImage 2: Fruitbody - in situ - top view (2)Image 3: Fruitbody - in situ - top view (3)Image 4: Fruitbody - in situ - top view - close-upImage 5: Fruitbody - in situ - top view - close-up (2)Image 6: Fruitbody - undersideImage 7: Fruitbody - underside (2)Image 8: Fruitbody - margin - upperside - close-upImage 9: Fruitbody - margin - upperside - close-up (2)Image 10: Fruitbody - underside - close-upImage 11: BasidiaImage 12: BasidiomesImage 13: Hyphae with clampsImage 14: Hyphae with clamps (2)Image 15: SporesImage 16: Spores (2)Image 17: Spores (3)
3: Thelephora penicillata (Urchin Earthfan)
22 Sep 1968 OSGR: TQ21 50° 60' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Fruitbody - in situ

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to Thelephora penicillata (Urchin Earthfan)

Thelephora penicillata (Urchin Earthfan) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Thelephora penicillata (Urchin Earthfan)
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