Clavaria fragilis Homsk:Fr.
common name(s) : White Spindles
New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Clavariaceae
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Aphyllophoromycetideae/Cantharellales/Clavariaceae
synonyms: Clavaria vermicularis
(unconfirmed synonyms: Clavella vermicularis)
edibility : discard
The fruiting body is spindle-shaped (tapering towards top), pure white.
the odour is not distinctive.
The fertile surface is smooth.
It grows on the ground, in the grass.
The fruiting period takes place from October to December.
width of fruiting body approximately 0.4 cm (between 0.3 and 0.5 cm) |
| ||total height approximately 10 cm (between 6 and 15 cm) |
| ||width of stem approximately 4 mm (between 2 and 5 mm) |
Distinctive features : simple (not branching), in dense tufts
Clavaria fragilis is quite rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking
|Above : distribution map of Clavaria fragilis in the forest of Rambouillet |
page updated on 14/01/18