Ramaria stricta

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Ramaria stricta

10 August 2008 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Multiple branches with a distinctively upright aspect growing from a common base, pale yellow or pinkish buff, to about 100mm high

Flesh

White, firm

Smell

Earthy

Taste

Bitter

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Frequent, especially in southern beech woods

Habitat

On dead wood of deciduous trees and, less commonly, conifers. Often found in large numbers.

Spore Print

Yellowish

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, warty, (7.5-10) x (4-5) µm2

Edibility

Unknown

Notes

Characterised by the yellowish colour and the wood substrate

Additional Photographs

Ramaria stricta

11 October 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Ramaria stricta

1 October 2006 Buckinghamshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin