Clavaria acuta
pointed club

Habitat: Clavaria acuta usually occurs on bare soil in somewhat disturbed areas.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

C. vermicularis is very similar (microscopically nearly identical) and somewhat more common. It also grows on soil, but in dense clusters of usually larger clubs. Its species name comes from the Latin for worm.

Sources: Trudell, Steve and Joe Ammirati. Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest. Portland, Timber Press, Inc. 2009.

Accepted Name:
Clavaria acuta Fr.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Clavaria acuta in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Clavaria acuta photos.

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