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Artomyces pyxidatus
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Artomyces pyxidatus

Common Name: Crown-tipped Coral

Synonyms: Clavicorona pyxidata, Clavaria pyxidata; Species Fungorum

Substrate: Wood

Location: Hardwood Forests

Spore Color: White

Fruitbody Color: Yellowish

Edibility: Edible

Comments: 

A common yellowish coral mushroom that is found growing from wood. Most varieties of coral mushrooms grow directly from the ground. The other key ID character is that the coral branches form small crowns on the tips.

Lookalikes:  

Ramaria stricta grows on wood and has the yellow color, but lack the crown tips.

Pictures:

Artomyces pyxidatus

        

Artomyces pyxidatus

6/4/12 - Griffy Woods - Bloomington, IN 9/10/12 - Bloomington, IN
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8/28/12 - Shades State Park - Rockville, IN 5-18-13 - Griffy Woods - Bloomington, IN
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6/5/10 - Brown County State Park - Nashville, IN