Cademan Wood

    Selected Wild Place / Other Wild Places / Public Rights of Way / VC55 boundary

    Getting There

    Parking is available on Turolough Road just before it meets Car Hill Road. There are public footpaths through the wood.

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 71

    Description

    Cademan Wood lies to the south of Grace Dieu Park. It is a mature and attractive woodland with numerous rocky outcrops, popular with families, dog walkers and local climbers.

    Wildlife Highlights

    The wood supports a range of varied habitats and a good diversity of fungi.


    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Bees, Wasps, AntsFormica lemani24/06/1988
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSlender AntLeptothorax acervorum24/06/1988
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSmooth Spangle GallNeuroterus albipes28/10/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOyster Gall WaspNeuroterus anthracinus28/10/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSpangle Gall WaspNeuroterus quercusbaccarum28/10/2018
    BeetlesStrophosoma melanogrammum20/06/2020
    BirdsBlue TitCyanistes caeruleus31/03/2016
    BirdsRobinErithacus rubecula31/03/2016
    BirdsGreat TitParus major31/03/2016
    BirdsWrenTroglodytes troglodytes31/03/2016
    BugsTrioza remota28/10/2018
    BugsSedate ShieldbugTroilus luridus14/07/2019
    CaddisfliesLimnephilus bipunctatus01/04/2011
    CaddisfliesLimnephilus centralis01/04/2011
    Centipedes & MillipedesBanded CentipedeLithobius variegatus16/03/2020
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesHairy Beech GallHartigiola annulipes20/06/2020
    Ferns & HorsetailsBroad Buckler FernDryopteris dilatata20/06/2020
    Ferns & HorsetailsPolypody agg.Polypodium vulgare agg.16/03/2020
    FliesChromatomyia aprilina20/06/2020
    FliesOrnithomyia avicularia14/08/2011
    FliesHolly leaf minerPhytomyza ilicis agg.20/06/2020
    FungiClub Foot FungusAmpulloclitocybe clavipes12/11/2017
    FungiCortinarius umbrinolens12/11/2017
    FungiVariable OysterlingCrepidotus variabilis12/11/2017
    FungiBlushing BracketDaedaleopsis confragosa12/11/2017
    FungiBlack Witches ButterExidia glandulosa12/11/2017
    FungiHoof FungusFomes fomentarius16/03/2020
    FungiSouthern BracketGanoderma australe12/11/2017
    FungiCommon RustgillGymnopilus penetrans12/11/2017
    FungiRoot RotHeterobasidion annosum12/11/2017
    FungiAmethyst DeceiverLaccaria amethystina12/11/2017
    FungiThe DeceiverLaccaria laccata12/11/2017
    FungiScurfy DeceiverLaccaria proxima12/11/2017
    FungiBirch MilkcapLactarius tabidus12/11/2017
    FungiUgly MilkcapLactarius turpis12/11/2017
    FungiChicken of the WoodsLaetiporus sulphureus20/06/2020
    FungiCommon BonnetMycena galericulata12/11/2017
    FungiSnapping BonnetMycena vitilis12/11/2017
    FungiBrown RollrimPaxillus involutus12/11/2017
    FungiViolet Bramble RustPhragmidium violaceum12/11/2017
    FungiBirch PolyporePiptoporus betulinus12/11/2017
    FungiButter CapRhodocollybia butyracea12/11/2017
    FungiBirch BrittlegillRussula betularum12/11/2017
    FungiPurple Swamp BrittlegillRussula nitida12/11/2017
    FungiOchre BrittlegillRussula ochroleuca12/11/2017
    FungiSplit PorecrustSchizopora paradoxa12/11/2017
    FungiCommon EarthballScleroderma citrinum12/11/2017
    FungiBleeding Oak CrustStereum gausapatum16/03/2020
    FungiTurkeytailTrametes versicolor12/11/2017
    FungiLeafy BrainTremella foliacea12/11/2017
    FungiX New Fungi Species12/11/2017
    FungiCandlesnuff FungusXylaria hypoxylon12/11/2017
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesTufted Hair-grassDeschampsia cespitosa08/01/2019
    Lacewings & ScorpionfliesXanthostigma xanthostigma18/05/2011
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsEriophyes pyri20/06/2020
    Mosses & LiverwortsCommon PawwortBarbilophozia floerkei22/02/2009
    Mosses & LiverwortsForked VeilwortMetzgeria furcata16/03/2020
    Mosses & LiverwortsWaved Silk-mossPlagiothecium undulatum16/03/2020
    MothsCommon QuakerOrthosia cerasi20/06/2020
    MothsBeech MidgetPhyllonorycter maestingella28/10/2018
    MothsCommon Rowan PigmyStigmella nylandriella14/07/2019
    MothsChestnut PigmyStigmella samiatella28/10/2018
    MothsBarred Rowan PigmyStigmella sorbi20/06/2020
    MothsSmall Beech PigmyStigmella tityrella28/10/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersSilver BirchBetula pendula20/06/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBroomCytisus scoparius29/09/2012
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBeechFagus sylvatica20/06/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHollyIlex aquifolium20/06/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHoneysuckleLonicera periclymenum20/06/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersRowanSorbus aucuparia20/06/2020
    WildflowersSweet ChestnutCastanea sativa20/06/2020