Black bulgar fungus
Other broadleaved species such as beech.
Found fruiting across the entire structure of the tree including fallen trees and tree part
Found at and around the base of the tree – often away from the stem. Also found on (shadow) stumps.
Annual . Jelly-like. Begins as a small brownish curled disk before unfolding in to a small to medium-sized black disk sometimes with an aberrant form.
Exidia glandulosa (irregular shape - usually not circular).