Dog Vomit Slime Mould - Fuligo septica

    Alt Name
    Egg Slime

    It is commonly known as the Dog Vomit Slime Mould or scrambled Egg Slime because of its peculiar yellowish, bile-colored appearance.

    Identification difficulty

    Woodland with dead and fallen trees, but increasingly on wood chip and bark mulches.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    Life History

    Found on dead wood and often on wood chip and bark mulch.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in England.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map