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

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