Calocera cornea

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Calocera cornea

31 October 2009 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Cylindrical, slender, sometimes branched, surface smooth, bright golden yellow to orange yellow, to about 1.5 cm long

Flesh

Tough, yellow

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On dead wood, favouring beech

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped, smooth (7-10) x (3-4) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

Specimens on coniferous wood could be confused with Calocera viscosa