Blushing Rosette - Abortiporus biennis

    Description

    Fruit body variable, irregularly top-shaped, or rosette-like, or fused together into amorphous masses, 3 to 9 cm across, flattened to concave, surface downy to felty, whitish soon becoming pinkish. Poroid, but there can be projections around the pores giving a toothed appearance.
     

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On the ground from roots or wood chips of deciduous trees.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread but infrequent in England.

    VC55 Status

    Although it is recorded from time to time in Leicestershire and Rutland it remains infrequent.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map