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synonyms: Narancsszínű enyves-korallgomba, NARANDŽASTA ROGATICA, Yellow Antlers
Calocera viscosa1 Mushroom
Ref No: 20378
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Calocera viscosa2 Mushroom
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Calocera viscosa3 Mushroom
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Calocera viscosa5 Mushroom
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Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper Mushroom
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Yellow
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground, Grows on plant material/manure

Calocera viscosa (Pers : Fr) Fr
Yellow Antlers, Narancsszínű enyves-korallgomba, Serbian name: NARANDŽASTA ROGATICA
Fruiting body: upto do 10cm height, branched (similar to the genus Clavaria), somewhat slime surface, nice orange colour. The base extends (continues) as a root in the substrate.
Microscopy: spores eliptic elongated, flat on one side, smooth, hyaline, unamyloid, with two oily droplets, 8-12x3-4,5µm, often when mature get one sept. Basidia shape of a tuning fork with 2 spores.
Flesh: gelatinous, hard, orange, without any particular smell or taste.
Habitat: grows on moist places under conifer tree from litter or from wood.
Edibility: not edible
The description and the identification by Branislav Uzelac, photographs by Goran Milošević. Note the last picture has come in from Lynn Pepper.

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Ashley Watson (United Kingdom) - 06 November 2013

Leicester, UK, 2013
Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper
Paul Baldry (United Kingdom) - 22 October 2013

Taken at Scotch Hill Wood, Taverham, Norwich, UK (30th ‎November ‎2012)
Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper
Conan Mc Donnell () - 07 May 2013

Co. Clare, Ireland taken October 2006
Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper
Conan Mc Donnell () - 07 May 2013

Co. Clare, Ireland taken October 2006
Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper
Ann Sawers (United Kingdom) - 18 November 2010

I came across this beautiful specimen today in Liverton Woods, Near Bovey Tracey, Devon.
Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper
Tony Wharton (United Kingdom) - 26 October 2010

Photographed on Highgate Common, Staffs
Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper
Vina Simona (Romania) - 23 October 2010

Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper
Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 26 August 2010

24/08/2008 Lasy Oliwskie Gdansk Poland
Calocera viscosa Lynn Pepper
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