Rush Disco - Lachnum apalum


Cream/pale peach hymenium with margins and exteriors covered in hairs with stalks.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.


Found on the dead stems and leaves of Soft-rush (Juncus effusus) and Hard Rush (Juncus inflexus).

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map