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

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