Observation 200085: Clavariaceae sensu lato

When: 2010-10-23

Collection location: Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: gale666

No specimen available

Found on a downed birch tree that had been dead for quite a while. About 1/2 inch tall.

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my thoughts exactly, Josh
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-03-04 02:36:42 CET (+0100)

though not yet quite so crowned at the apices as in mature Artomyces/Clavicorona.

I am going to go with
By: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)
2015-03-03 15:57:32 CET (+0100)

Artomyces. It would be the strangest Artomyces I have seen but it definitely has the pyxidate branching that only (?) Artomyces have. Super cool specimen!

fungal hydra.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2015-03-03 05:28:03 CET (+0100)
Nice find!
By: aupanner
2015-03-03 05:14:35 CET (+0100)

Those are wonderful.

I want to say
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-03-03 04:08:28 CET (+0100)

it’s a bizarrely shaped Thelephora, but damn.

Martians are allowed on MO?!?!
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2015-03-03 02:58:03 CET (+0100)

But seriously, I cannot wait to see this observation get a name! Marvelous find and thank you for posting this to MO!

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