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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Auriscalpiaceae: Artomyces pyxidatus (Pers.) Jülich

Artomyces pyxidatus – Crown-tipped Coral

Synonyms: Clavaria coronata, Clavaria petersii, Clavaria pyxidata, Clavicorona coronata, Clavicorona pyxidata, Merisma pyxidatum, Ramaria pyxidata.

Common name: Crown-tipped Coral.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Artomyces pyxidatus is a coral fungus that is commonly called crown coral or crown-tipped coral fungus. Its most characteristic feature is the crown-like shape of the tips of its branches. The epithet pyxidatus means "box-like"—a reference to this shape.

German: Verzweigte Becherkoralle, Hungarian: Csészés álkorallgomba, Polish: Świecznik rozgałęziony, Russian: Клавикорона крыночковидная, Swedish: Kandelabersvamp.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Candelabra coral mushrooms (<B>Artomyces pyxidatus</B>) collected by people at mushroom walk of Gulf States Mycological Society in Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve. Warren, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-11-10.htm">November 10, 2018</A>
LinkCandelabra coral mushrooms (Artomyces pyxidatus) collected by people at mushroom walk of Gulf States Mycological Society in Watson Rare Native Plant Preserve. Warren, Texas, November 10, 2018

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