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synonyms: Zungen-Hörnling
Calocera glossoides Mushroom
Ref No: 7360
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location: Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Yellow
normal size: Less than 5cm
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Mushroom slimy or sticky
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Calocera glossoides (Pers. ex Fr.) Fr. syn. Dacryomitra glossoides (Pers.) Bref. Zungen-Hörnling. Fruit body 3–10mm high, yellow, conical to club-shaped and often compressed or longitudinally wrinkled with a short distinct stem which becomes dark blackish-brown or drying. Flesh firm gelatinous, yellow. Spores white, narrowly elliptical to subcylindric or sausage-shaped, 12–14(17) x 3–5µ, becoming three-septate at maturity. Basidia shaped like tuning-forks. Habitat on dead branches or stumps of oak. Season early autumn to early winter. Uncommon. Not edible. Found In Europe.

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