Leafy Brain - Tremella foliacea

    Description

    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.

    Habitat

    Grows on the decaying wood of hardwoods.

    When to see it

    Autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map