Blushing Rosette - Abortiporus biennis


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

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

When to see it


UK Status

Widespread but infrequent in England.

VC55 Status

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

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

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