Observation 187484: Ramaria fennica (P. Karst.) Ricken

When: 2014-09-05

Collection location: Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: SaraR

No specimen available

Location: Marquette Park Savanna, Indiana, USA
Habitat: Black Oak Woodland
Habit: growing on soil, single specimen.
Fruiting body: looks like coral. Vertically branched and elongated. 11 cm high; 6 cm wide.
Fruiting body color: Purplish below, then it becomes grayish to brownish with yellowish tips.
Fruiting body Surface: dry, rubbery, spongy and dull
Base: White below, purplish above.
Base surface: Dull. Smooth with some squamulose
Base length: 6 cm
Base width: 4.5 cm
Flesh color: White
Gill: No gills or pores. Spores are produced from the tip of the branches.
Odor/ Taste: Not distinctive
Latex: None
Annulus: None
Volva type: None

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Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest

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