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Clavaria fragilis
white spindles

Habitat: grassland and wodland

Substrate: moss and grass or leaf litter

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Clavaria fumosa has a similar habit, but is pale smoky brown or pinkish brown. Clavaria rubicudula is also similar, but is pale pinkish and less widespread. Clavaria actua is white, but smaller and it usually has a distinct, translucent white stem. It never forms large clusters, but grows singly or in small groups.

Sources: Roberts, Peter and Evans, Shelley. The Book of Fungi. Chicago, The University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Accepted Name:
Clavaria fragilis Holmsk.
Publication: Beata Ruris Otia FUNGIS DANICIS 1: 7. 1790.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

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

CalPhotos: Clavaria fragilis photos.

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