Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Leotiomycetes
Order: Leotiales Family: Leotiaceae
Species: Leotia lubrica (Scop.) Pers.
Synonyms: Helvella lubrica
Leotia gelatinosa
Common Name: Jellybaby

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Leotia lubricaPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (31)
Corylus avellana (14)
Quercus (7)
Beech (5)
Betula (2)
Pteridium aquilinum (2)
Betula pubescens (2)
Platanus x hispanica (1)
Picea (1)
Prunus laurocerasus (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Ilex aquifolium (1)
Poa (1)
Hedera helix (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Bryopsida (1)
Betula pendula (1)
Luzula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (44)
Woodland (16)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (15)
Woodland: mixed (14)
Parkland and scattered trees (10)
Woodland: broadleaved (7)
Built up area, domestic (6)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (6)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (6)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (5)
Grassland: acidic, unimproved, lowland (3)
Scrub (3)
Marsh/marshy grassland (2)
Bog (1)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Grassland: acidic, semi-improved, upland (1)
Woodland and scrub (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (53)
Soil Mossy (20)
Soil Leaves (15)
Larch (Larix) (4)
Leaf Litter (2)
Litter (2)
Moss (2)
ditch (1)
Soil Peat (1)
Twig (1)
Wet Soil (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (1)
June (1)
July (2)
August (7)
September (32)
October (83)
November (11)