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.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map