Phylum: Amoebozoa Class: Myxogastria
Order: Trichiida Family: Trichiaceae
Species: Trichia decipiens var. decipiens (Pers.) T. Macbr.
Synonyms: Arcyria decipiens
Trichia decipiens
Trichia fallax
Common Name:


A Slime Mould
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Trichia decipiens var. decipiensPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus robur (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Alnus glutinosa (2)
Salix cinerea subsp. oleifolia (2)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Picea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Marsh/marshy grassland (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (6)
Norway Maple (2)
Quercus rubra (2)
Stump (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (2)
October (7)