The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Cornish Red Data Book (2009). The map on this web page depicts the organisms distribution and shows the records made pre-2000 and those made since.
Range & Status
A non-lichenised fungus that is often included in lichen lists. The specimens found on Elder Sambucus nigra in the Seaton Valley, south-east Cornwall, represent the first British record; it has subsequently been found associated with the liverwort Frullania dilatata on Ash Fraxinus excelsior and Grey Willow Salix cinerea in Wales (Merionethshire).
I.J. Bennallick, S. Board, C.N. French, P.A. Gainey, C. Neil, R. Parslow, A. Spalding and P.E. Tompsett. eds. 2009. Red Data Book for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 2nd Edition.Croceago Press.
The Cornish Red Data Book Project was led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Federation for Biological Recorders (CISFBR). The full text and species accounts (minus the maps) are available on the CISFBR website.