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Ramaria lutea   (Coral fungi)
Family
Gomphaceae
Location
Europe
Dimensions
3-8 cm dianter * 4-11 cm tall
Edibility
Inedible

Description
Ramaria lutea is a medium-sized, ochre-yellow fungus that is repeatedly branching and coral-like. It grows solitary or more typically in extensive troops on woody debris.

Fruiting body ochraceous tinged buff, becoming darker with age, repeatedly branching coral-line with pointed forked tips. The branches are cylindrical or laterally compressed arising from a pallid stout stem. The flesh is white, elastic and though.

Similar species The Ramaria genus comprises approximately 200 species of which many are so similar to each other that they can be distinguished only with microscope.

Ramaria genus on Wikipedia.




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