Black Witches Butter - Exidia glandulosa

    Description

    Top or disk shaped, underside densely covered with small warts, upper surface smooth with sparse warts, dark brown or blackish.

    Habitat

    Usually found on dead attached branches of Oak, very occasionally on other broad-leaved species.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    Life History

    May grow singly or in clusters.

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map