Phaeoclavulina abietina

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Phaeoclavulina abietina

12 October 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonymns

Ramaria abietina, Ramaria ochraceovirens

Fruiting Body

Multiply branched, upright, growing from a common base, yellowish, becoming greenish with age or when bruised, to about 6 cm high

Flesh

White, tough, yellowish, becoming green with age or when bruised

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Bitter

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On soil and litter in coniferous woods

Spore Print

Yellowish

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, warty (6.5-9.5) x (3.5-4.5) µm2

Edibility

Unknown

Notes

Characterised by habitat, and the distinctive yellow-green colouration

Additional Photographs

Phaeoclavulina abietina

12 October 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Phaeoclavulina abietina

26 October 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Phaeoclavulina abietina

26 October 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Phaeoclavulina abietina

Spores in Congo Red solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 26 October 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin