Observation 86142: Clavariadelphus occidentalis Methven
When: 2011-10-29
Who: Gerry
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Along HWY 41, at Rail Creek
Mixed conifer Forest with Ponderosa Pine, Sugar Pine, Black Oak, Incense Cedar

Collected by: Nhu Nguyen
Identified by: Nhu Nguyen

Herbarium: UC1860971

Lat: N37 38.502
Long: W119 41.212

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Recognized by sight: Nhu Nguyen

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very clavariadelphus
By: Daniel Nicholson (danmadrone)
2012-09-15 18:07:08 COT (-0500)

There is no cap, and there are no gills, without good reason the thing should be called a club.

By: Nhu Nguyen (xerantheum)
2012-01-12 12:19:29 COT (-0500)

There is certainly a chance that it could be Clavariadelphus, taking advantage of the limited moist pocket underneath a log. We’ll get it sequenced one day and the names will be updated.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-01-12 11:45:15 COT (-0500)

I’ve seen them look peglike before, but never so smooth and forked.

By: Nhu Nguyen (xerantheum)
2012-01-12 02:45:55 COT (-0500)

Young Gomphus can look like Clavariadelphus. I picked this thing up thinking that it was Clavariadelphus but it was growing as a clump with older more mature Gomphus bonari.

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