Diatrypella quercina

Description

The black rough cushion shaped fruiting bodies are 2 to 4 mm across.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

On dead oak branches.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent, particularly in the southern half of Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map