Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Clavicorona pyxidata


Clavicorona pyxidata - A mushroom with a size of 2-12 cm and a bushy habit (similar to a bit of a branch), repeatedly branched in a manner resembling a candle holder, having up to 2-6 main branches and 2-5 small armours. Twigs densely set, erected. The last branches have flattened, cup-shaped concave ends, at the edges of which there are thin rod-like or dentate appendages. Color of the fruiting body from pale yellow, pale yellow to ochro-yellow.

White to pale yellow pulp, brownish after rubbing (in older fruiting bodies). Taste initially mild to slightly bitter, then crispy-spicy. A spicy scent (especially in older fruiting bodies?).

Occurrence: From July to October, on deciduous, less coniferous wood. Mushroom quite rare.

Protection: Mushroom placed on the red list of endangered large fungi.

Value: Inedible.

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