Amber Jelly - Exidia recisa

    Description

    The amber coloured fruit bodies of this jelly fungus are sessile or have very short stalks; variable in shape at maturity and typically 1 to 3cm across.

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    Habitat

    Saprobic, on dead and decaying hardwood - nearly always Willow (Salix spp.).

    When to see it

    Late autumn, winter and early spring in Britain and Ireland.

    UK Status

    Widespread but local in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map