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Crowned Coral

Clavicorona pyxidata

Description:

A club fungi that is edible, the Crowned Coral was found in Jasper National Park nestled amongst some moss and downed spruce trees.

Habitat:

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.

Notes:

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.

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jbergie13
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jbergie13

Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Aug 24, 2010
Submitted on Mar 16, 2011

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