Origin: North America
First finding in Slovenia: not yet found in Slovenia
Pathways: transported with bark, wood and live plants
Possible to identify: year-round
Habitat: Bark of the stem and of branches of Pine-species.
Status in Slovenia: This fungus is not yet found in Europe and is classified as a quarantine pest. Likely places where it could be found are places where wood, bark or tree saplings from North America are stored or traded.
Similar species: Diplodia pinea, Cenangium ferruginosum.