Oak Pin - Cudoniella acicularis

    Description

    The cup is small, being only 1 to 4 mm across, convex and with inrolled margin attached to substrate by a long slender stalk up to 10mm long, white ageing brownish.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Found on rotting wood especially oak.

    When to see it

    Autumn to early winter.

    UK Status

    Widespread in England and Wales, though not particularly common.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map