Phylum: Amoebozoa Class: Myxogastria
Order: Liceida Family: Tubiferaceae
Species: Lycogala terrestre Fr.
Synonyms: Lycogala epidendrum var. terrestre
Common Name:

A Slime Mould
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Lycogala terrestrePhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus petraea (3)
Betula (2)
Picea abies (2)
Ulmus (2)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Corylus avellana (2)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Quercus (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Coniferophyta (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Woodland: mixed (5)
Built up area, domestic (3)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (3)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Bog (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Scrub (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Castanea sativa (11)
Fallen Bark (4)
Norway Maple (4)
Stump (3)
Acer pseudoplatanus (2)
Cut Trunk (2)
Quercus rubra (2)
Dead Wood (1)
Log (1)
stump, cut (1)
trunk, mossy (1)
wood (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
May (6)
June (1)
August (2)
October (17)