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.


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


Cabilla Wood is a CWT Reserve.