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Fairy Fingers... Who Knew? A clump of Clavaria vermicularis (fragilis) only to be photobombed by a Cortinarius violaceus!<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/86324/a_young_violet_cort.html" title="A Young Violet Cort."><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2839/86324_thumb.jpeg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1576713610&Signature=bFH79w4o7%2BUpG%2BmQwSCIsQ3ihWg%3D" width="114" height="152" alt="A Young Violet Cort. The caps of the young Cortinarius violaceus have a somewhat scaly appearance. Fairy fingers, Clavaria fragilis, creeping in at the upper right of the photo.<br />
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Fairy Fingers... Who Knew?

A clump of Clavaria vermicularis (fragilis) only to be photobombed by a Cortinarius violaceus!

A Young Violet Cort. The caps of the young Cortinarius violaceus have a somewhat scaly appearance. Fairy fingers, Clavaria fragilis, creeping in at the upper right of the photo.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/86328/fairy_fingers..._who_knew.html Canada,Cortinarius violaceus,Fall,Geotagged

    comments (6)

  1. This scene is MAD! Posted 6 days ago
    1. It is a jungle out there! Posted 5 days ago
  2. So cool! They are both so gorgeous! Posted 5 days ago
    1. Yes, quite the scene. Posted 5 days ago
  3. Wonderful! Posted 5 days ago
    1. Thanks, it was a nice “find”! Posted 4 days ago

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''Clavaria fragilis'', commonly known as fairy fingers, white worm coral, or white spindles, is a species of fungus in the family Clavariaceae. It is synonymous with ''Clavaria vermicularis''. The fungus is the type species of the genus ''Clavaria'' and is a typical member of the clavarioid or club fungi. It produces tubular, unbranched, white basidiocarps that typically grow in clusters. The fruit bodies can reach dimensions of 15 cm tall by 0.5 cm thick. ''Clavaria fragilis'' is a saprobic species,.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
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Uploaded Nov 8, 2019. Captured Nov 7, 2019 15:38 in 729-753 Whaletown Rd, Mansons Landing, BC V0P 1K0, Canada.
  • DSC-HX80
  • f/4.5
  • 1/50s
  • ISO640
  • 8.51mm