Ramaria stricta (Rechte koraalzwam (BE) / Upright Coral (EN) / Steife Koralle (DE) / Ramaire droite (FR)) is a fungus in the Gomphaceae family. It is another coral-like structure but not close related to the coral-like species I showed before. It grows from wood but this is often buried. It features branches that are usually "strictly" oriented, so that they are mostly straight and ascending. When fresh, its branch tips are yellow and its branches are dull yellowish buff, but its surfaces bruise and discolor purplish brown.
Image: Schilde (BE) - 19/09/2010
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