Coral & Clubs Fungi Gallery

Xylaria castorea
Commonly known as Dead Man's Fingers, this wood inhabiting species is club shaped. Can appear whitish to grey when immature (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Heather Elson.
Xylaria castorea
Commonly known as Dead Man's Fingers, this wood inhabiting species is club shaped. Can appear whitish to grey when immature (Gates & Ratkowsky 2014). Photo by Heather Elson.
Clavaria zollingeri
This species found growing in soil appears as a beautifully coloured lilac, vivid purple or lilac-pink forms with the branches having slender tips as compared to the similiar looking Ramaria aff. versatilis which has more blunt tips and brown spores. Photo by Heather Elson.
Clavaria zollingeri
This species found growing in soil appears as a beautifully coloured lilac, vivid purple or lilac-pink forms with the branches having slender tips as compared to the similiar looking Ramaria aff. versatilis which has more blunt tips and brown spores. Photo by Caroline Smith.
Ramaria aff. versatilis
Purple species with blunt tips to the branches, found growing in soil. Photo by Heather Elson.
Ramaria lorithamnus
A very common yellowish species that grows on soil. Tips of the branches have slender points or may be forked. Brown spores. Photo by Heather Elson.
Ramaria species
Ramaria species have brown-rust coloured spores and grow in soil. Colours may be highly variable due to age and environmental factors. Photo by Beth Heap.
Clavulina subrugosa
White species that grows in soil with furrowed branches. Photo by Heather Elson.
Clavulina subrugosa
White species that grows in soil with furrowed branches. Photo by Heather Elson.
Artomyces austropiperatus
Pale brown to whitish species that grows on wood. The tips of the branches are distinctive looking almost crown-like, rather than having blunt tips. Found year round. Photo taken by Helen Roberston.
Macrotyphula juncea
Also known as Fairy Clubs. Found on wet leaf litter in native forests. Thin, thread-like with upper portion white with darker lower stem and disc-like attachment to substrate. Found mainly during May-August. Photo by Helen Robertson.
Macrotyphula juncea
Also known as Fairy Clubs. Found on wet leaf litter in native forests. Thin, thread-like with upper portion white with darker lower stem and disc-like attachment to substrate. Photo by Heather Elson.
Clavulinopsis amoena
Singular or multiple bright yellow rods on soil - leaf litter and moss.
Clavulinopsis amoena
Singular or multiple bright yellow rods on soil - leaf litter and moss.
Clavulinopsis sulcata
Single bright orange or orange-red rods or clumps of rods growing in soil or litter. Photo by Heather Elson.
Geoglossum
Also known as Earth Tongues, Black-brown rods growing in soil. Photo by Chris Wilson.
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