Golden Spindles - Clavulinopsis fusiformis


    Fruiting Body: typically 2 to 10 cm high and about 6 mm wide; cylindrical and unbranched; often flattening; sometimes grooved. Dry; bright or pale yellow, or orange-yellow; fading with age; white at the extreme base; usually with a somewhat pointed tip. Spore print white. 

    Identification difficulty

    Grassland and woodland clearings.

    When to see it

    July to November

    Life History

    Grows in clusters.

    UK Status

    Widespread but not particularly common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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