Habitat: Occurs on conifer wood
Substrate: Stumps, dead and fallen branches, and logs, in troops
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Edibility: not edible
Spores are white. Fruitbody growth of up to 0.5 inches and diameter of up to 1/8 inches. Calocera viscosa has much larger, branching fruitbodies. Calocera pallidospathulata and tropical Dacryopinax species have a similar trooping habit, but are larger and the tips are not pointed but fan-shaped or spatulate. Several smaller but rarer Calocera species also have swollen or forking tips.
Sources: Trudell, Steve and Joe Ammirati. Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest. Portland, Timber Press, Inc. 2009. Roberts, Peter and Evans, Shelley. The Book of Fungi. Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 2011.