Arcyria ferruginea


    A small erect slime mould, often found in large colonies, pinkish red, crowded or gregarious, stalked, 1 or 2 mm total height.

    Identification difficulty

    Found on dead wood 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

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map