Meadow Coral

Clavulinopsis corniculata

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

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Meadow Coral Clavulinopsis corniculata (Fr.) Corner syn. Clavaria corniculata Fr. (illustrated 55% life size) Fruit body 2–8cm high, gregarious in tufts, dichotomously branched with incurved, crescentric tips; egg-yellow to ochraceous-yellow with white down near base. Flesh taste bitter, smell mealy; tough and firm. Spores 4.5–7¼ in diameter, nearly globose; white. Habitat on the ground in lawns, open pastures and woodland; early summer to late autumn. Common. Edible.