Thelephora terrestris Ehrh.
(earthfan)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesThelephora terrestris (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 terrestris (Earthfan) :
1: Thelephora terrestris (Earthfan)
23 Oct 2015 OSGR: SZ19 50° 50' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
on ground, mostly next to rotting twigs
Image 1: Fruitbodies - top viewImage 2: Fruitbodies - top view (2)Image 3: Fruitbodies - top view (3)Image 4: Fruitbody - top surface - close-up - enlargedImage 5: Fruitbody - top surface - close-up - enlarged (2)Image 6: Fruitbody - top surface - close-up - enlarged (3)Image 7: Fruitbody - top surface - close-up - enlarged (4)Image 8: Fruitbody - underside - close-up - enlargedImage 9: Fruitbody - underside - close-up - enlarged (2)Image 10: Spore print - enlarged - white backgroundImage 11: Spores - magnified - white backgroundImage 12: Spores - highly magnified - white backgroundImage 13: Spores - profile - highly magnified - white backgroundImage 14: Spores - surface ornamentation - highly magnified - white background
2: Thelephora terrestris (Earthfan)
7 Oct 2001 OSGR: ST88 51° 40' N, 2° 10' W Vice County: East Glos (VC 33) England
Image 1: Top viewImage 2: Top view - close-upImage 3: Underside - close-up
3: Thelephora terrestris (Earthfan)
21 Nov 1998 OSGR: SU66 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on Pine roots
Image 1: Fruitbody - uppersideImage 2: Fruitbody - upperside - close-upImage 3: Fruitbody - undersideImage 4: Fruitbody - underside (2)Image 5: Fruitbody - underside - close-upImage 6: Hymenium - close-upImage 7: SporesImage 8: Spores (2)
4: Thelephora terrestris (Earthfan)
1 Jan 1975 OSGR: SU96 51° 20' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Surrey (VC 17) England
Image 1: Clamp connections - magnified
5: Thelephora terrestris (Earthfan)
20 Sep 1974 OSGR: SE66 54° 0' N, 1° 0' W Vice County: North-east Yorks (VC 62) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies - in situImage 2: Fruitbodies - in situ (2)

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

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Thelephora terrestris (Earthfan)
A ground-hugging, fan-shaped basidiomycete fungus that is commonly found in pine woods and on heathland. It is generally ectomycorrhizal with pine (Pinus).
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