Phylum: Amoebozoa Class: Myxogastria
Order: Trichiida Family: Trichiaceae
Species: Metatrichia floriformis (Schwein.) Nann.-Bremek.
Synonyms: Craterium floriforme
Trichia floriformis
Common Name:

A Slime Mould
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Metatrichia floriformisPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus petraea (2)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Picea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: mixed (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (8)
Burnt Twig (1)
Fallen Tree (1)
Quercus rubra (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
May (2)
August (1)
October (7)