Macrotyphula fistulosa var. contorta

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Macrotyphula fistulosa var. contorta

27 November 1999 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Clavariadelphus fistulosus var contorta

Cap

Club shaped, twisted, irregular, surface finely roughened, pinkish brown, to about 4cm high

Flesh

Yellowish, firm

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Rare

Habitat

On dead wood of deciduous trees, favouring hazel

Microscopic Features

Spores spindle shaped, smooth (10-15) x (5-8) µm2

Edibility

Edible, poor