Observation 181146: Ramaria formosa (Pers.) Quél.

When: 2014-09-19

Collection location: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dylan Moore (Dmoore444)

No specimen available

Found growing terrestrially in an oak forest. The flesh of the fungus was pure white and the fruiting body itself was fragile and easy to break. As it aged, parts of the structure turned from orange to brown.

Macroscopic Observations:

Habitat: aspen and oak forest
Habit: clustered
Pileus size: n/a
Pileus color: brown to orange fruiting bidy
Pileus surface: dry, dull, smooth
Pileus margin: n/a
Pileus shape: n/a
Stipe location: n/a
Stipe surface: n/a
Stipe color: n/a
Stipe length: fruiting body over 120 mm tall, individual branches 1-7 mm
Stipe width: n/a
Stipe content: n/a
Stipe shape: n/a
Stipe base: caespitose
Hymenium: basidia on coral tips
Gill/Lamellae: n/a
Gill attachment: n/a
Gill margin: n/a
Gill color: n/a
Gill length: n/a
Annulus: none
Volva: none
Spore print: not obtained

Microscopic Observations:
Spore shape: smooth and ellipsoid spores
Spore size range of 10 spores (micrometers):
Length 10.78-15.40
Width 2.66-3.85

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