Coral Spot - Nectria cinnabarina

    Description

    The small orange pustules of Coral Spot are very distinctive, but there is also a pinker colour form. The pustules measure about 2 mm across.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Found on the bark of dead deciduous tree branches.

    When to see it

    October to December.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map