Synonymy: Pilatoporus ibericus (Melo & Ryvarden) Kotl. & Pouzar, Cryptogamie Mycologie 14 (3): 217 (1993) [MB#357958]
This species is widespread in Europe but is considered rare since its sporacarps are occuring sparsely.
Fomitopsis iberica is thermophilic and Mediterranean species of fungi found in many European countries, but its sporacarps are appearing rarely. Fruit bodies of this species are annual, broadly sessile, with strong smell, growing in imbricate clusters and in some places overgrown around thin stems of herbaceous plant. F. iberica is a brown rot fungus recorded on Quercus, Pinus, Fraxinus and Carpinus.
Removal of dead wood.
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