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Clavulina cristata

Crested Coral

Family Clavariaceae


Potentially Edible
Small, white, branched coral with toothed tips, browning with age.

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Description

Mushroom: 2.5 cm (1") high. Branched, crested with tooth-like jagged tips. Whit becoming yellowish-brown to ochre.

Stalk: (Not always present) 0.5-3 cm (1/4 – 1 ¼”) long, branching below and above.

Spore print: White.

 

 

Mushroom (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Mushroom

 

Mushroom (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA)
Mushroom

Habitat and Range

On the ground in woods. Throughout North America.

Season

June-October.

 

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