Crown-tipped Coral Fungus – 7/1/23

Observer: Gaurav Shah

Observation Date: 7/1/23

Observation Time: 4:00 p.m.

Observation Location: trail off Billings St.

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. Seek (the free cell phone app) readily identified it.

More Information: University of Arkansas mushroom species list