Observation 90943: Clavaria acuta Sowerby

growing in mud bank formerly covered with liverworts.



Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: a small grouping of very small and slender fruit bodies.
30% (2)
Recognized by sight
47% (2)
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Recognized by sight: It’s what I’ve called this thing, looks similar to the image on the SVIMS website.

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OK, I concede!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-03-26 11:27:22 EDT (-0400)

there are quite a few examples of blunted tip “acuta” right here on MO, even some already posted by myself!

I will go with the general consensus on what we are calling these guys, even if it does feel like a misnomer.

also, among all of the other similar fruit bodies possible, this seems to be the only one that commonly fruits on bare soil.

yeah, acuta is just the new name for asterospora…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-03-26 11:24:45 EDT (-0400)

but what is buggin’ me is that these apices are hardly “acute.”

I am open to other genera here…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-03-25 21:59:00 EDT (-0400)

“macrotyphula” is just a starting point!

Created: 2012-03-25 21:53:21 EDT (-0400)
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