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Clavariadelphus occidentalis

Substrate: Conifers

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Clavariadelphus pistillaris has fruitbodies that are smooth to be wrikled, and as the name implied, broadly club-shaped. The surface is yellowish to ocher when young, becoming brown to red-brown or purplish brown with age, staining dark purple when bruised. The stem is indistinct, but whitish at the base.

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

Accepted Name:
Clavariadelphus occidentalis Methven

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Clavariadelphus occidentalis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Clavariadelphus occidentalis photos.

2 photographs:
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