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On hawthorn. 22 February 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin
Dark reddish brown, fibrous, tough
On living and dead wood, favouring Prunus species especially Prunus spinosa (blackthorn or sloe) but also hawthorn, Malus (apple) and Sorbus species
Spores in Congo red viewed with a x100 immerson objective and x2.5 projection eyepiece. 22 February 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin