A lichenicolous fungus with bright pink coralloid sclerotia (formerly believed to be sporodochia) on dead and dying areas of the host thallus.
Found on a number of different lichen hosts, especially Parmelia and Physcia species, frequently causing extensive die-back of Parmelia saxatilis on walls and boulders.
All year round.
Widespread in Britain.
Uncommon or rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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