Small Stagshorn - Calocera cornea


    The yellow, tapering, fingerlike fruitbodies are somewhat gelatinous in texture. They reach up to 3 mm in diameter, and 2 cm in height, though often less.

    Identification difficulty

    Grows on decaying wood of broadleaf trees.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    Fairly common and widespread throughout although easily overlooked because of its small size and preference for damp shady places.

    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