Black Witches Butter - Exidia glandulosa


    Top or disk shaped, underside densely covered with small warts, upper surface smooth with sparse warts, dark brown or blackish.

    Identification difficulty

    Usually found on dead attached branches of Oak, very occasionally on other broad-leaved species.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    Life History

    May grow singly or in clusters.

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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