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Ramaria flavigelatinosa var. flavigelatinosa.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

Ramaria flavigelatinosa var flavigelatinosa Mushroom
Ref No: 9238
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location: North America
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Yellow
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Ramaria flavigelatinosa var. flavigelatinosa Marr & Stuntz Fruit body 5-14cm high, 3-24cm wide; either several or numerous connate branches growing from the base becoming free, divided, and divergent higher up and forked or divided into many "fingers" near the narrowly rounded tips; branches light yellow to maize yellow with the tips similar or slightly brighter, sometimes small areas bruising mauvish. Base 15-55 x 10-60mm, a compound, conical mass of connate axes; white, becoming light yellow higher up; nonamyloid. Flesh firmly gelatinous drying hard; base translucent white, branches yellow. Odor beanlike. Taste not distinctive. Spores subcylindric, ornamented with irregularly shaped warts, 8-11 x 3.5-4.5. Deposit maize to apricot yellow. No clamps present. Habitat on the ground under western hemlock. Found in the Pacific Northwest and California. Season September-November. Edibility not known -avoid, many Ramarias can cause stomach upset.

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