Thelephora palmata

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Thelephora palmata

14 September 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Multiple upright branches growing from a common base, reddish brown to dark brown, tips pink to brown, to about 10cm high

Flesh

Tough, brown

Smell

Garlic

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Rare

Habitat

With pine and silver birch on acidic soil

Microscopic Features

Spores irregular, spiny (8-12) x (7-8) µm2

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Thelephora palmata

14 September 2008 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin