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Cornish Red Data (2009)

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.

Perenniporia ochroleuca - a bracket fungus

Range & Status

A whitish bracket fungus found on Blackthorn Prunus spinosa and Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna scrub in coastal areas. A Mediterranean coastal species which extends its range to south-west England; Channel Islands, Dorset, Pembrokeshire and Cornwall. It has been recorded on the Lizard Peninsula, Rosemullion Head and at numerous coastal sites between Polperro and Par on the south Cornish coast.


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.