Observation 106245: Clavulina coralloides (L.) J. Schröt.

When: 2012-08-10

Collection location: Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

38.53° 78.15°

Who: Penny Firth (pfirth)

No specimen available

Appeared to be fruiting from ground, but lots of twigs and sticks in the substrate. Very small. Entire fruiting body ~3 cm across.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: crown-like tips, probability of subsurface wood at site
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Recognized by sight: crested branch tips

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2016-11-15 20:21:48 CST (-0500)

The color fits A. pyxidatus but that species has a “cleaner” look and it is almost always on logs and stumps, not debris. The crowns are different as well but hard to describe. Both of these species are very common.

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