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.

    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map