Range & Status
Throughout England and extending into southern Scotland.
Listed in Clark (1906) but then not seen until 2008, when found in Lanhydrock Park.
Habitat & Ecology
Develops in the mycelium of the fungus Laetiporus sulphureus within the decaying heartwood of old Oak Quercus spp. trees, especially open-grown trees in historic parklands.
Loss of old parkland Oaks.
Retention of old trees and their associated deadwood.