Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Hypocreales Family: Nectriaceae
Species: Nectria cinnabarina (Tode) Fr.
Synonyms: Cucurbitaria cinnabarina
Nectria fuscopurpurea
Nectria ochracea
Sphaeria cinnabarina
Sphaeria decolorans
Sphaeria ochracea
Tremella purpurea
Tubercularia confluens
Tubercularia vulgaris
Common Name: Coral Spot

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Nectria cinnabarinaPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (9)
Acer pseudoplatanus (8)
Quercus petraea (3)
Beech (3)
Aesculus hippocastanum (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (1)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Prunus (1)
Salix (1)
Populus alba (1)
Quercus (1)
Corylus avellana (1)
Betula (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Acer campestre (1)
Acer (1)
Hedera helix (1)
Malus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (10)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Parkland and scattered trees (5)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (4)
Woodland (4)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Bog (1)
Boundaries: defunct hedge (1)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (1)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Scrub (1)
Valley alderwoods on mineral soils (1)
Wet valley alderwoods (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Twig (15)
Castanea sativa (13)
Dead Wood (11)
Acer pseudoplatanus (9)
Fallen Tree (3)
Stump (3)
wood (3)
Dead Branch (2)
Fallen Twig (2)
Quercus rubra (2)
Cut Trunk (1)
Dead Twig (1)
Soil (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (6)
February (5)
March (4)
May (1)
June (1)
July (5)
August (7)
September (18)
October (44)
November (12)
December (10)