Black Witches Butter - Exidia glandulosa


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


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