Clavariadelphus ligula    (Schaeff.:Fr.) Donk 

common name(s) : Ochre Club 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Phallomycetidae/Gomphales/Clavariadelphaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Aphyllophoromycetideae  
(unconfirmed synonyms: Clavaria luteola)  

edibility : inedible

potential confusions with  Clavariadelphus ligula toxicity of Clavariadelphus ligula genus Clavariadelphus  

The fruiting body is column- or spatula-shaped, cream yellow to ochre.

The flesh is white, unchanging;

The fertile surface is smooth.

It grows on the ground, in coniferous woods, in high altitudes.

The fruiting period takes place from August to October.
Dimensions: width of fruiting body approximately 0.8 cm (between 0 and 1.5 cm)
  total height approximately 6 cm (between 3 and 10 cm)

Distinctive features : sorry, no English description yet

Clavariadelphus ligula is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is infrequent, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18