Arcyria obvelata

    Alternative names
    Arcyria nutans

    The sporocarps of this slime mould are stalked, clustered and cylindrical in shape appearing rather finger like. When the spores have been dispersed it has a rather spongy appearance. They are yellowy buff or orangey buff in colour.

    Identification difficulty

    On dead wood.

    When to see it

    To follow.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

    UK Map