Rusty Porecrust - Phellinus ferruginosus


    A small bracket fungus that is cinnamon to rusty brown in colour, usually between 5 and 15 cm across and up to 1.5 cm thick, with little swellings along the margin.

    Identification difficulty

    Often found on the branches of Oak, but also on other trees.

    When to see it

    All year round

    Life History

    Annual or perennial

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent and widespread throughout England

    VC55 Status

    Occasional 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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