Ascocoryne cylichnium


This fungus appears as a gelatinous mass of pinkish or purple coloured discs.


Grows in clusters on the trunks and branches of a variety of dead woods, often in broad leaf or mixed woodland.

When to see it


UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map