Trichia botrytis

Mature sporocarps

Trichia botrytis is fairly common in Clyne Wood but is often difficult to find. It grows on dead wood, preferring damp and shady patches, often on the underside of fallen branches and trunks. The thick wrinkled stalks, purple colouring and yellow lines of dehiscence are typical.

Old sporocarps Mature sporocarps Detail of sporotheca