Calloria neglecta

Description

The fruit bodies are orange, with paler, often indistinct margins and orange exteriors. They grow without stalks, preceded by a poorly defined conidial state, which causes orange patches on the dead stems of their host.  (Up to 1 mm diameter.)

Identification difficulty
Habitat

They grow on dead, standing stems of Common nettle.

When to see it

Late winter and early spring.  Fruiting in the spring.

UK Status

Not known.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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

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