Cinnamon Porecrust - Phellinus ferreus
Initially forming small cushions 1 to 2 mm across which are cinnamon-yellow, later fusing and becoming cinnamon brown. Flesh rusty brown.
On dead branches of deciduous wood, especially hazel.
All year round.
Causes an intensive white rot which rapidly destroys the wood.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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