Split Porecrust - Schizopora paradoxa


Fruit body resupinate (upside down), initially in small circular patches later fusing to cover large irregularly shaped areas, white to creamy-ochre. Tubes 1 to 5 mm long. Pores circular, oblong, angular or maze-like.

Identification difficulty

On dead wood, usually of deciduous trees.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map