Common Mazegill - Datronia mollis

    Description

    The upper surface is brown or blackish and it has hardly any stem. Tubes 0.5 to 5mm long. Pores are irregularly elongated or slot-like, greyish due to a whitish bloom which disappears on handling leaving the pore-surface yellowish-brown or umber.

    Habitat

    Grows on wood, usually in well wooded areas.

    When to see it

    All year round but best in autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map