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

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