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Ramariopsis kunzei.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Tömzsi korallgomba
Ramariopsis kunzei Mushroom
Ref No: 9241
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Ramariopsis kunzei2 Mushroom
Ref No: 9242
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: White to cream
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Flesh granular or brittle
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on plant material/manure

Ramariopsis kunzei (Fr.) Donk Tömzsi korallgomba. Fruit body 2-10cm high, usually numerously branched, compound; snow-white at first, tinged with pink in maturity; scurfy. Stem up to lcm or none, scruffy-hairy. Flesh pliant to fragile; white. Spores broadly ellipsoid to subglobose, with minute spines, 3-5.5 x 2.5-4.5µ. Deposit white. Habitat in groups or clusters on humus in the woods. Sometimes common. Found in Europe and widely distributed in northeastern North America and from the Pacific Northwest to southern California. Season July-October. Said to be edible.

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