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Ramariopsis kunzei

White coral

Family Clavariaceae


Potentially Edible
White to pinkish, branched coral with a scruffy-hairy stalk base.

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Description

Mushroom:: 2.5-7.5 cm (1-3") wide and 2.5-10 cm (1-4") high. Branches are open, slender, curved and uniform width.

Fless: Flexible to fragile.

Stalk: 0.5- 2.5 cm (1/4-1") long and 3-5 mm (1/8 – ¼") thick. Indistinct, scruffy-hairy.

Spore print: Dark brown

 

 

Mushroom (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA and Waltham, MA)
Mushroom



Habitat and Range

On the ground in woods and rarely on decaying woods. Northern North America, New England to North Carolina, Washington to South California.  

Season

July-October

Mushroom (Limor Weizmann Peru, MA and Waltham, MA)
Mushroom

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