Arcyria ferruginea

Description

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

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Found on dead wood in broad leaf or mixed woodland.

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