Club-Shaped Fungi
26 genera
56 species
0 subspecies and varieties
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Alloclavaria purpureapurple club coral, purple coral
Calocera corneasmall staghorn
Distribution: Broad
Habitat: Occurs on conifer wood
Clavaria acutapointed club
Habitat: Clavaria acuta usually occurs on bare soil in somewhat disturbed areas.
Clavaria rosearosy club coral
Clavariadelphus ligulastrap coral, strap-shaped coral
Clavariadelphus sachalinensisstrap-shaped pestle
Distribution: Widespread in western and northern North America.
Habitat: Often these species can be found in large troops under conifers.
Clavariadelphus truncatusflat-top coral, flat-topped coral, truncate club coral
Distribution: Broad throughout the Northern Hemisphere
Habitat: Occurs with conifers
Claviceps purpureaergot, spurred rye
Clavulinopsis laeticolorhandsome club, golden fairy-club
Distribution: A widespread species, occurring across North America and in Europe and parts of Asia.
Cudonia circinanscommon Cudonia
Distribution: Widespread in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Cudoniella clavus
Distribution: It is widespread, but not particularly common.
Substrate: C. clavus occurs in spring and early summer on very wet plant debris, such as cones and twigs, often at least partly submerged in running water.
Elaphocordyceps capitataheadlike Cordyceps, truffle-eater
Elaphocordyceps ophioglossoidesgoldenthread Cordyceps, snaketongue truffleclub
Geoglossum fallaxbrown earth tongue
Geoglossum umbratileblack earth-tongue
Heyderia abietisminiature earth-tongue, fir-needle Mitrula
Distribution: Uncommon
Habitat: Occurs in scattered groups on conifer needles.
Leotia lubricaslippery cap, jelly-babies, common jelly-baby, ochre jelly-club, jellybaby, slippery Leotia
Microglossum olivaceumolive earth-tongue
Mitrula elegansswamp beacon, matchstick fungus
Habitat: Occurs on very wet plant litter or even on litter submerged in cold, shallow, running water.
Mutinus caninusdog stinkhorn, dog's stinkhorn
Onygena corvina
Substrate: The two most common species are O. corvina, which occurs on owl pellets, bird carcasses, hair, and wool, and O. equina (Willdenow) Persoon: Fries, found on the decaying horns and hooves of cattle and sheep.
Ophiocordyceps myrmecophilaant-eater, ant fungus
Pachycudonia monticolamountain-loving Cudonia
Phallus impudicusstinkhorn
Spathularia flavidayellow earthtongue, fairy fan, spatula fungus
Stereopsis humphreyi
Distribution: As far as we are aware, S. humphreyi has been reported only from the west side of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington and the Queen Charlotte Islands in B.C. It probably also occurs in southeast Alaska and coastal Oregon and northern California; whether it occurs farther inland is less certain.
Trichoglossum hirsutumhairy earth-tongue, shaggy earth-tongue, velvety earth-tongue, velvety-black earth-tongue
Vibrissea truncorumwater club, aquatic earth-tongue
Habitat: Can be found on rotting pieces of wood that are very wet or submerged in cold water.
Xylaria hypoxyloncarbon-antlers, candlesnuff fungus, stag's-horn
Habitat: Occurs on rotting wood.