Nut Disco - Hymenoscyphus fructigenus
A tiny, whitish fungus the fruiting bodies are cup shaped to disc shaped and up to 4 mm across. It is Saprobic on beech nuts, acorns and other nuts, growing in clusters.
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Grows in clusters on beech nuts and acorns.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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