Beech Barkspot Fungus

Common Name Beech Barkspot Fungus
Scientific Name Diatrype disciformis
Family Crust and Spot Fungi
Interest
1
Description A species primarily associated with beech which manifests itself as black spots emerging from under the bark. 
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
14-07-12 Beech Barkspot (Diatrype disciformis)
This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Ashmore Wood

Forestry, National Trust
2

Arne Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Kilwood Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
5

Studland Heath National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Woolland Hill

Open Access
2

Pamphill and Abbott Street Copse

These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
The number of records for each month for this species; it gives an idea of the best time to see it (although for plants this does not necessarily mean it was in flower):
Month No of Records
04: April 1
05: May 1
07: July 1
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Arne Nature Reserve Present on dead twiigs
Ashmore Wood

Present

08-07-15
Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve Present
Kilwood Coppice Nature Reserve Present
Pamphill and Abbott Street Copse

Present

14-04-16
Studland Heath National Nature Reserve Present
Woolland Hill

Present

12-05-12