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A club fungi that is edible, the Crowned Coral was found in Jasper National Park nestled amongst some moss and downed spruce trees.
It grows on rotten wood, needles, and leaves and is similar looking to the Ramaria. A wet season, a lot of fungus was in the montane area.
Photos taken by J. Bergie, K. Van Katwyck, Dr. X. Chen. Literature cited: Schalkwijk-Barendsen, H. 1991. Mushrooms of Western Canada. Lone Pine Publishing. Edmonton.