Physarum cinereum

Description

Physarum cinereum is a slime mould that produces grey black sub globular growth on its host plants.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

On turf grass or beet.

When to see it

Summer.

UK Status

Widespread but not well recorded in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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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