Hypoxylon intermedium

    Description

    In the mature fruiting bodies the pores (ostioles) are distinctive because of the white rings around them. A granular covering is not unusual on immature fruit bodies.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Grows on Ash twigs, but not those lying at ground level, only the ones lifted off the ground.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Quite widespread in Britain, but infrequently recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map