Alder Bracket

Common Name Alder Bracket
Scientific Name Inonotus radiatus
Family Bracket Fungi
Interest
2
Description A common and widespread species usually found on alder trees but it also occurs on other dying deciduous trees too. 
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
21-09-21 Alder Bracket: tough as old boots -
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Stoborough Heath National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Holmebridge

Open Access
3

Tadnoll Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Wilkswood (Langton West Wood)

Lytchett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Local Nature Reserve, RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Brownsea Island

Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Trailway (Stourpaine)

Dorset Council
3

Souls Moor and Bere Stream Nature Reserve

Corfe Barrows Nature Park

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, BCP Council, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Sunnyside Farm

National Nature Reserve
3
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
The number of records for each month for this species; it gives an idea of the best time to see it (although for plants this does not necessarily mean it was in flower):
Month No of Records
04: April 1
06: June 1
08: August 1
These are the sites where I have found this species: