Beige Coral

Clavulinopsis umbrinella

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Beige Coral Clavulinopsis umbrinella (Sacc.) Corner syn. C. cineroides G.F. Atk. (illustrated 65% life size) Fruit body up to 7cm high, forming tufts, strongly branched from the base upwards; pale pinkish-grey. Flesh tough. Spores 4–6ΒΌ in diameter, globose; white. Habitat on the ground in woodland; autumn. Rare, vulnerable on Red Data List, but it is possibly overlooked or confused with other more common species. Unknown edibility.

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