Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Hymenocheataceae

Hydnoporia corrugata (Fr.) K.H. Larss. & Spirin

Glue Fungus

A very common fungus associated predominantly with Hazel Corylus avellana. It has the ability to produce sclerotized mycelial pads which bond together touching stems and twigs. It can oscillate between production of the melanized pads and more normal mycelial growth