Candles in the woods

Candles in the woods

Observation - Candles in the woods - UK and Ireland. Description: almost every log, large or small, traces or troops of this common fungus. Much of it spreading its s

almost every log, large or small, traces or troops of this common fungus. Much of it spreading its spore in the breezes.
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https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/trees-woods-and-wildlife/fungi-and-lichens/candlesnuff-fungus/
"...has medicinal properties; it is both anti-viral and active against tumours..........not poisonous, but too tough to eat."
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EDIT - Adding Habitat, missed before..