Clavariadelphus truncatus
flat-top coral, flat-topped coral, truncate club coral

Distribution: Broad throughout the Northern Hemisphere

Habitat: Occurs with conifers

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

C. pistillaris produces similarly large fruitbodies, but they lack the wide flattened top and grow with hardwoods. Our western version of C. pistillaris is C. occidentalis; it occurs with both conifers and hardwoods.

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

Accepted Name:
Clavariadelphus truncatus (Quél.) Donk

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

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

CalPhotos: Clavariadelphus truncatus photos.

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