White Worm Coral Clavaria fragilis Holmskjold    Synonyms: Clavaria vermicularis, Fairy Fingers.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Clavariaceae   >   Genus Clavaria   

Status:

Found in groups or clusters on ground in forests or grass.

Description:

Fruiting bodies: White (may yellow in age); soft; brittle; hollow in age (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 87 records in the project database.

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White Worm Coral in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/27/2020). (c) caisulli, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by caisulli via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (7/2/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral (group of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/26/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/23/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/15/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/22/2018). (c) Serenella Linares, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Washington Co., Maryland (9/30/2018). No rights reserved. Photo by Andy Wilson via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (6/22/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/4/2011). (c) Mike Ostrowski, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by Mike Ostrowski. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/23/2020). (c) wildruns, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by wildruns via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/10/2020). (c) katyelin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by katyelin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (7/5/2013). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/22/2020). (c) summershores, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by summershores via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White Worm Coral in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/23/2018). Determined by Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores of White Worm Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a White Worm Coral specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/26/2014). Ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline; measured 6.0-6.8 X 2.4-2.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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