Hypulus quercinus

Range & Status

Known from less than 10 sites across England and Wales in recent years.

Regional Distribution

Discovered by Ian McClenaghan in Cabilla and Redrice Woods in 2007.

Habitat & Ecology

Develops in humid red-rotten heartwood of old broadleaved trees, especially opengrown trees. A classic old growth species confined to ancient wood pastures

and historic parklands.

Threats

Loss of old trees, through canopy competition in ungrazed woodland, as well as felling.

Conservation

Cabilla Wood is a CWT Reserve.