Ascocoryne cylichnium

    Description

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

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    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

    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

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