White Coral

Clavulina coralloides

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

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White Coral Clavulina coralloides (L.) J. Schröt. syn.C. cristata (Holmsk.) J. Schröt. (illustrated 50% life size) Fruit body 2.5–8cm high, forming densely branched tufts, the tips becoming fringed or cristate; white to greyish. Spores 7–11×6.5–10¼, subglobose; white. Habitat solitary or gregarious on the ground in deciduous and coniferous woods; summer to late autumn. Common. Edible.