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

synonyms: Cifra korallgomba, Clavaire élégante, Schöne Koralle
Ramaria formosa Mushroom
Ref No: 9263
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Orange
normal size: over 15cm
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Ramaria formosa (Fr.) Quél. syn. Clavaria formosa Fr. Schöne Koralle Cifra korallgomba Clavaire élégante. Fruit body 7–30cm high, 6–15cm wide, pinkish-ochraceous to orange-pink, lemon-yellow at tips of the numerous branches. Stem 30–60 x 25–60mm, whitish orange, itself much-branched. Flesh white or tinged orange-yellow, often bruising vinaceous to blackish. Taste bitter. Spores ochraceous, oblong, elliptic, roughened, 8–15 x 4–6µ. Habitat in humus in woods, usually deciduous. Season autumn. Rare. Poisonous – causes diarrhoea. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Dejan Stojanovic (Yugoslavia) - 30 December 2013

Ramaria formosa.
Ramaria formosa
Nuno Almeida (Portugal) - 06 November 2013

Parque Natural Sintra Cascais - Portugal
Ramaria formosa
Marjan Kustera (Yugoslavia) - 05 April 2011

Found and photo taken Marjan Kustera,Serbia,Vranje district. 05.IV.2011.
Ramaria formosa
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