Wrinkled Crust - Phlebia radiata


    Phlebia radiata is an orange to pink crust fungus.

    Identification difficulty

    It spreads itself across the dead wood of hardwoods and conifers and is usually found in well wooded areas.

    When to see it

    All year, but best in autumn.

    Life History

    Causes a white rot.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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