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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map