When: 2008-01-05

Collection location: Healdsburg, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

DD 619
Keyed in Methven

Methven, Andrew S. 1990. The genus Clavariadelphus in North America. Bibliotheca Mycologica Band 138, J. Cramer, Berlin, Germany. 192p.


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C. pallido-incarnatus vs C. occidentalis
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-01-13 09:17:51 MST (-0700)

Clavariadelphus pallido-incarnatus – Tip flat to roundish, pinkish, KOH negative, lacking basidia. Widest part of fruiting body the tip, total length 3-6 inches, lacking folds and deep wrinkles.

Clavariadelphus occidentalis – Tip pointed to roundish, cream, beige or yellowish color, KOH red, basidia covering tip. Widest part of fruiting body in the mid-section, total length 3-9 inches, becoming longitudinally compressed with folds and deep wrinkles.

for those of us who don’t have access to Methven
By: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)
2008-01-06 08:36:09 MST (-0700)

Can you say how this differs from C. occidentalis?