Leafy Brain - Tremella foliacea


    Similar in appearance to Jelly Ear fungus, but differs in that it forms a tightly packed cluster of many leaf like lobes varying with age from skin pink to brown.

    Identification difficulty

    Grows on the decaying wood of hardwoods.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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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