Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests

western red rot
Dichomitus squalens (P. Karst) D. Reid

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western red rot
Dichomitus squalens
Fruiting Bodies
Rocky Mountain Research Station/Forest Pathology

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Hymenomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Dichomitus

Other System Links

Species Fungorum: 312964



Common Name Reference: VEG_DISTURBANCE_AGENTS table of the FSVeg Field Sampled Vegetation Data Dictionary version 1.3, dated March 12, 1999.
Scientific Name Reference: Index Fungorum. Paul Kirk. CABI, CBS and Landcare Research.