Crown-tipped Coral Fungus – 6/9/19

Observer: Hana Jenner

Observation Date: 6/9/19

Observation Time: 2:20 p.m.

Observation Location: on a log beside a trail near Brook Road

Common Name: Crown-tipped Coral Fungus

Scientific Name: Artomyces pyxidatus

Comments: This is one of the few coral fungi found on decaying wood. The crown-like tips of the branches are unlike those of any of the other coral fungi, thus making this species relatively easy to identify.

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