Cheilymenia granulata

    Alternative names
    Coprobia granulata

    Previously known as Coprobia granulata. It takes the form of tiny orange-red discs up to 2 mm in diameter.

    Identification difficulty

    On dung, usually from cows.

    When to see it

    All year but most commonly in summer and autumn

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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