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Fungi Coral Spot Fungus

Coral Spot Fungi - Photo  Copyright 2000 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

UK Safari Tip:
A neat way to identify fungi is with the ID chart in the Nature Shop called "Fungi Name Trail" - click here

Latin name: Nectria cinnabarina

Size: Approximately 2mms across.

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Months seen: October to December.

Habitat: Found on the bark of dead deciduous tree branches.

Special features: There are two types of this fairly common fungi. Some are pinkish in colour, while others are more orange. Both forms are poisonous.

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