Golden Fairy Spindle Clavulinopsis fusiformis (Sowerby) Corner    Synonyms: Spindle-shaped Yellow Coral.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Clavariaceae   >   Genus Clavulinopsis   

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Found solitary or in clusters on ground in forests.

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Fruiting body: Some shade of yellow, usually unbranched, cylindrical to somewhat flattened; round or pointed tips; usually 1 - 3 inches. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 64 records in the project database.

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A Golden Fairy Spindle fungus in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/9/2013). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/2/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/23/2017). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/23/2017). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Charles Co., Maryland (10/7/2018). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Harford Co., Maryland (9/18/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Charles Co., Maryland (10/7/2018). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindles in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Charles Co., Maryland (9/19/2020). (c) Karyn Molines, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Karyn Molines via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (9/20/2020). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Calvert Co., Maryland (9/20/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/19/2020). (c) oriolekec1, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by oriolekec1 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/13/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/7/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle growing in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/23/2018). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/22/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/20/2019). (c) coveoriole, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by coveoriole via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores of Golden Fairy Spindle in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Golden Fairy Spindle specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/28/2014). Nearly round with prominent apliculus, smooth, hyaline; measured 4.5-6.5 X 4.1-6.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/10/2019). (c) Sabrina, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by sabrinapurtee via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/12/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/2/2020). (c) lynnparsons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by lynnparsons via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (10/3/2020). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Golden Fairy Spindle in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) smuller, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)


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