Apricot Club - Clavulinopsis luteoalba

    Description

    The finger-like fruiting bodies grow to about 6cm sometimes more, and have a characteristic apricot yellow colour and usually with pale tips. They have neither gills nor pores but develop spores on the outside of the fruiting body where they are dispersed by wind and rain.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    In short grass, sometimes on lawns.

    When to see it

    Autumn

    UK Status

    Widespread but not particularly common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

    UK Map