Diatrypella quercina


    The black rough cushion shaped fruiting bodies are 2 to 4 mm across.

    Identification difficulty

    On dead oak branches.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent, particularly in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map