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Ramaria stricta.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Clavaire étroite, Merev korallgomba, Steife Koralle, Upright Coral
Ramaria stricta Mushroom
Ref No: 9229
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Ramaria stricta Mushroom
Ref No: 9266
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Ramaria stricta2 Mushroom
Ref No: 9267
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Yellow, Orange
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged, Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on wood

Ramaria stricta (Fr.) Quél. Upright Coral, Steife Koralle, Clavaire étroite, Merev korallgomba. Fruit body 4–10cm high, 3–8cm wide, ochraceous tinged with flesh-colour becoming darker or brownish cinnamon with age, tips of branches at first clear yellow then concolorous; all parts bruising vinaceous, stem arising from white mycellum or rhizomorphs, passing into numerous dichotomous branches. Flesh white or pale yellow, tough. Taste slightly peppery, smell sweet. Spores cinnamon-ochraceous, oblong, minutely rough to almost smooth 7–10 x 4–5µ. Habitat on stumps of conifers and broad-leaved trees. Season late summer to winter. Uncommon. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Tony croft (United Kingdom) - 02 October 2010

Ramaria stricta- located in hertsfordshire England, growing on various organic waste including conifer and grass clippings.
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 02 December 2008

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