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Golden Spindles

Clavulinopsis fusiformis


5-15 cm high; up to 1.5 cm wide; cylindrical and unbranched; often flattening; sometimes grooved; dry; bright or pale yellow, or orange-yellow; fading with age; white at the extreme base; usually with a somewhat pointed tip.

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BrandyMurray 10 years ago

I love this.

JC_Forester 10 years ago

Thanks Maria. The more I look at it it reminds me of a small fire! Someone must have set me up before I got there. :-)

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Very nice spotting - and it does look burned in the first photo! :>)

JC_Forester 10 years ago

Added a photo of a fresh specimen before I applied the flame-thrower... Just kidding. The black tips are just part of the decay process. :-)

JC_Forester 10 years ago

Thanks Mark... It's not easy carrying a flame thrower into the woods you know. Hard work... :-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Last week a yellow spray can - now a flame thrower. Great find Jared.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

Cool spot :) Never heard !

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

The tips look burnt, cool spot Jared, never seen these before.

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Ewing, Virginia, United States

Spotted on Jul 21, 2013
Submitted on Jul 21, 2013

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