Meadow Coral - Clavulinopsis corniculata

Description

Branching stems arising from a common thickened base; stems usually branch dichotomously, each branch eventually terminating in two (very occasionally three or more) blunt tips; yellow, maturing ochre or tan-brown; base paler and downy. Individual stems are typically 4 to 8 cm tall.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Unimproved grassland, including old lawns where it grows amongst grass and emerges from the soil.

When to see it

June to November.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map