Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Xylariales Family: Diatrypaceae
Species: Diatrype stigma (Hoffm.) Fr.
Synonyms: Naemospora aurea
Sphaeria kirbii
Sphaeria stigma
Stromatosphaeria stigma
Common Name: Common Tarcrust


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Diatrype stigma

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (10)
Crataegus monogyna (5)
Corylus avellana (4)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Betula pubescens (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Ribes nigrum (1)
Sorbus aucuparia (1)
Sycamore (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Scrub: dense/continuous (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Scrub: dense/continuous, neutral (2)
Woodland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (2)
Fen carr (woodland or scrub over fen) (1)
Grassland: marshy, lowland (1)
Grassland: marshy, upland (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Scrub (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, acidic (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, basic/calcareous (1)
Valley alderwoods on neutral-alkaline soils (1)
Wet valley alderwoods (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (6)
Acer pseudoplatanus (5)
Quercus rubra (5)
Dead Branch (4)
Fallen Tree (2)
branch (1)
Dead Wood (1)
Fallen Twig (1)
Norway Maple (1)
Standing Dead Branch (1)
Stem (1)
Twig (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (8)
February (16)
March (13)
April (7)
May (5)
June (1)
July (1)
August (5)
September (5)
October (19)
November (2)
December (2)