No Common Name Clavariadelphus unicolor (Berkeley & Ravenel) Corner  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on ground in hardwood (oak-hickory) or pine forests.

Description:

Fruiting body: Vertically wrinkled or grooved; tapers up to wrinkled head; club-shaped to strongly contorted; pinkish /reddish-brown to cinnamon-buff; white flesh slowly turns brown when cut. Stalk: Not easily distinguished from rest of fruiting body; white at base with radiating white cords. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Clavariadelphus unicolor (side view of two club-shaped fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/1/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Clavariadelphus unicolor (side view of two highly wrinkled and contorted fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/1/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Clavariadelphus unicolor (tops of three fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/1/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Clavariadelphus unicolor (three fruiting bodies removed from substrate) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/1/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Clavariadelphus unicolor specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/29/2018). Color is an artifact of photo. Ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline; measured 6.1-7.8 x 4.2-5.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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