Phylum: Amoebozoa Class: Myxogastria
Order: Liceida Family: Tubiferaceae
Species: Lycogala epidendrum (J.C. Buxb. ex L.) Fr.
Synonyms: Lycogala miniatum
Lycoperdon epidendrum
Common Name:


A Slime Mould
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Lycogala epidendrum

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (2)
Alnus glutinosa (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Aesculus hippocastanum (1)
Quercus (1)
Tsuga heterophylla (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (5)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Dead Wood (4)
Dead Branch (2)
Fallen Tree (2)
Stump (2)
wood (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Castanea sativa (1)
Decorticated Wood (1)
Fallen Branch (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
April (1)
May (5)
June (2)
July (5)
August (3)
September (7)
October (4)
November (2)