Straight-branched Coral Ramaria stricta (Persoon) Quelet  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on ground in conifer woods, infrequently in hardwood forests.

Description:

Fruiting body: Orange to pinkish-buff (darker in age); forked, upright, parallel branches with multiple pointed tips yellowish at first; white flesh bruises brown; surface smooth. Basal stalk: White with rhizomorphs in substrate. Odor: Often sweet or spicy. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Straight-branched Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Straight-branched Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from Straight-branched Coral in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2018). Cylindrical/semifusiform, smooth, hyaline. Measured 9.0-10.5 x 3.4-4.3 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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