Bleeding Conifer Crust - Stereum sanguinolentum

    Description

    A crust forming fungus which stains dark red when bruised or cut.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On the wood of various conifers.

    When to see it

    All year round, but particularly in autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map