Bracken Map - Rhopographus filicinus

    Description

    It forms a series of irregular black lines on the stems of living Bracken and becomes more apparent long after the plant has died.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Wherever Bracken occurs.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map