Ascocoryne cylichnium


    This fungus appears as a gelatinous mass of pinkish or purple coloured discs.

    Identification difficulty

    Grows in clusters on the trunks and branches of a variety of dead woods, often 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.

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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