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
Found on decayed wood of a variety of deciduous trees in old woodland. First reported from England, in the New Forest in 1991, it has since spread widely throughout southern England, particularly in the south-east. It is also recorded from a few sites in Scotland. Recently (2009) recorded from Redmoor Reserve (Cornwall Wildlife Trust) near Bodmin in association with Willow Salix spp.
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.