Pale Stagshorn - Calocera pallidospathulata
Yellow fungus with gelatinous fruit bodies typically 3 to 10 mm, which wrinkle lengthways and narrow downwards to a stem, termed spatulate. As they develop they change from yellow to white, hence the common name.
On dead or rotting branches, stumps and twigs of broadleaf and coniferous wood.
Usually seen from early autumn to early winter.
They grow densely crowded.
Widely distributed and quite common in Britain. First recorded in Yorkshire in the 1980s it has spread very rapidly throughout the UK.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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