10 August 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
Multiple branches with a distinctively upright aspect growing from a common base, pale yellow or pinkish buff, to about 100mm high
Late summer to autumn
Frequent, especially in southern beech woods
On dead wood of deciduous trees and, less commonly, conifers. Often found in large numbers.
Spores ellipsoidal, warty, (7.5-10) x (4-5) µm2
Characterised by the yellowish colour and the wood substrate
11 October 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.
1 October 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.