Crepidotus cesatii

    Description

    Kidney shaped or shell shaped, surface smooth to finely downy, lobed, margin often notched, whitish to pale brown, to about 20mm across, but often less. Gills fairly distant, whitish then pinkish brown.

    Similar Species

    There are other Crepidotus species that look identical and which can only be separated microscopically.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On twigs and branches, usually from deciduous trees.

    When to see it

    Autumn to winter.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map