The black rough cushion shaped fruiting bodies are 2 to 4 mm across.
On dead oak branches.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent, particularly in the southern half of Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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