Grey Coral - Clavulina cinerea


    The fruiting body is ash-grey, with narrow cylindrical stalks extensively branching into antler like tufts. The tips are blunt and not forked. It can grow from 2 to 10 cm tall.

    Identification difficulty

    Grows on soil in woodland, often along woodland trails.

    When to see it

    July to November

    Life History

    Solitary or in small groups

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

    UK Map