Good and bad in the wood’s 2016 species list #nature



Fungi, Hyalorbilia Lunata, October 2016

Hyalorbilia Lunata. Copyright: Surrey Fungus Group.


More than 30 new species were recorded in the wood in 2016, most of them fungi but the largest a tree!

The fungi included the first ever UK recording of Hyalorbilia Lunata, discovered by Sussex Fungus Group.

We also recorded a less welcome fungi, Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, Chalara or ash dieback, which will fundamentally alter the ecology of the wood.

You can read the full list of species recorded in 2016 here.

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