Scurfy Twiglet - Tubaria furfuracea

    Alternative names
    Winter Twiglet

    Cap 1 to 4cm across, convex then flattened or centrally depressed, cinnamon to tan and striate from margin inwards when moist, drying pale buff and slightly scurfy. Spore print brown, spores sub-cylindrical, 6-10 x 4-6µm. 

    Identification difficulty

    Found on woody debris, twigs etc.

    When to see it

    All year, particularly in autumn to early winter.

    UK Status

    Very common throughout Britain

    VC55 Status

    Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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