Common Jellyspot - Dacrymyces stillatus
Fruit body 1 to 5mm across, gelatinous, more or less cushion-shaped often merging into one another, orange-yellow becoming darker reddish and wrinkled with age. It has two forms; orange cushions mixed with dingy yellow growths, each producing a different type of spore.
In wooded areas, grows on damp decaying wood.
All year round
Common and widespread in Britain.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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