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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map