Arcyria denudata

Description

A small erect slime mould, often found in large colonies, deep red, fading to red-brown, crowded or gregarious, 1 or 2 mm total height.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

On dead wood.

When to see it

Autumn.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent 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