Key to Danish species of Lycogala Adans.

1 Aethalia 2-5 cm in diam., subglobose, on a vertical substrate often ± drop-shaped. L. flavofuscum (Ehrenb.) Rostaf.
1' Aethalia smaller. 2
2   (1) Aethalia rounded conical to ovoid, with black scales on apical parts. Immature aethalia coral-red to almost scarlet. L. conicum Pers.
2' Aethalia ± spherical, with light scales on all of the surface. Immature aethalia salmon. L. epidendrum (L.) Fries