A small (about 6 mm) and colourful beetle with greenish elytra studded in rows, and with orange head, pronotum and legs.
Associated with fungi and can be found in numbers on large bracket fungi soon after they open.
May to October.
Widespread in the southern half of Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 25 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015