Mycoacia fuscoatra


Mycoacia fuscoatra
Discovered in local wood. 19th November 2020. © Peter Hillman
Discovered in local wood. 19th November 2020. © Peter Hillman

An irregular resupinate fungus forming large spreading patches which is tightly attached to the substrate with waxy flesh which turns dark brown when dry and becomes brittle. It has yellowish-white spines which are awl-shaped.

Widespread in southern England, uncommon. Native


When to see it
All year round.

Where to see it
On the underside of fallen logs and branches of deciduous trees.

Class
Agaricomycetes

Order
Polyporales (Polypores)

Family
Meruliaceae (Resupinates & Brackets)


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Mycoacia fuscoatra
Discovered in local wood.
19th November 2020. © Peter Hillman