Order Hymenochaetales

Kingdom: Fungi > Phylum: Basidiomycota > Class:  Agaricomycetes > Order: Hymenochaetales

This order is based on molecular studies rather than unifying morphological characteristics. They are mostly wood-decaying species with the majority causing white rot.

  1. Family: Hymenochaetaceae
    1. Hymenochaete rubiginosa, oak curtain crust
    2. Inonotus cuticularis, clustered bracket
    3. Xanthoporia radiata, alder bracket
  2. Family: Schizoporaceae
    1. Schizopora paradoxa, split porecrust
    2. Xylodon sambuci (syn. Hypodontia sambuci), elder whitewash


There is also a lovely species in this order that has yet to be assigned a family. 

  1. Trichaptum abietinum, purple pore bracket