Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Nectriaceae

Nectria cinnabarina  (Tode) Fr.

Coral Spot

Very common on decaying deciduous wood. It has two stages: the familiar coral-pink pincushions are the conidial part, and the clustered cinnamon-red pustules are the sexual stage carrying the spores

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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