Small Stagshorn

Calocera cornea

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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

Small Stagshorn Calocera cornea (Batsch) Fr. (illustrated 50% life size) Fruit body 4–10mm high, awl-shaped, rarely forked; yellow when fresh, drying more orange; tough-gelatinous. Spores 7–10×3–4¼, sausage-shaped; white. Basidia resembling tuning-forks. Habitat crowded on twigs and branches of deciduous trees; all year. Very common. Not edible.

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