Apricot Club - Clavulinopsis luteoalba

Description

The finger-like fruiting bodies grow to about 6cm sometimes more, and have a characteristic apricot yellow colour and usually with pale tips. They have neither gills nor pores but develop spores on the outside of the fruiting body where they are dispersed by wind and rain.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

In short grass, sometimes on lawns.

When to see it

Autumn

UK Status

Widespread but not particularly common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map