Yellow Stagshorn - Calocera viscosa


    Up to 8cm high. Bright orange or orange-yellow, greasy and viscid, with antler-like branches often forked near the tips.

    Identification difficulty

    On roots and stumps of conifers.

    When to see it

    Best seen in autumn

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common 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