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Coral Fungus

Description:

This fungus appears to be growing off this small log, or the detritus immediately around it. Some of the dead leaves in the surround look to be from beech trees. I don't know if there's a real chance at a positive ID for species of fungus, but would appreciate some help if there is. Thanks!

Habitat:

Most clavarioid fungi are saprotrophic with a terrestrial habit, growing in woodland leaf litter or in mossy grassland. A few grow on wood or on decaying herbaceous stems and fallen leaves.

Notes:

Spotted along the Bear Creek Trail Ellijay GA

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on Aug 30, 2014
Submitted on Sep 12, 2014

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