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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    Map key:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)

    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records

    • RED = 2020+
    • DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
    • LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015

     

    UK Map