The species produces fruit bodies which vary in appearance depending on whether they are wet or dry. The wet fruit bodies are waxy and lilac, and attached strongly to the wood. When dry, the edges curl up and reveal the dark underside, while the surface becomes crusty and pink.
A decomposition fungus associated mainly with Oak (Quercus).
All year round.
Seems to be widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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