A yellow substance reported on the surface and banks of Loch Lomond has been confirmed as pollen from conifer trees.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency carried out an investigation following reports of the substance from members of the public.

A spokesperson for SEPA said: "SEPA Officers attended the area to investigate potential sources and take samples of the substance.

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"Our investigation has confirmed that the substance is pollen from conifer trees.

"We would advise members of the public to contact our 24-hour Pollution Hotline on 0800 807060 or use our online form at sepa.org.uk/report to report any potential pollution events."