Wolf's Milk - Lycogala terrestre

    Description

    Lycogala terrestre is actually a slime mould, not a fungus. It is pink, sub-spherical, less than 1.5 cm across, becoming pinkish brown at maturity.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On decaying wood

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Common and widespread.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map