Oak Bracket - Inonotus dryadeus

Description

The most distinctive thing about this bracket is that when young and fresh it 'weeps' an amber like liquid.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

On Oak.

When to see it

Persists all year.

Life History

Grows on Oak.

UK Status

Widespread in England.

VC55 Status

Not very common 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