Birch Woodwart - Annulohypoxylon multiforme

    Alt Name
    Hypoxylon multiforme
    Description

    This fungus produces hard, black warty cushion like growths on dead branches with bark.

    Habitat

    On dead wood of deciduous trees. It favours Birch but can be found on dead wood of other deciduous trees.

    When to see it

    It appears all year round.

    UK Status

    Fairly common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map