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Clavaria Cristata

Clavaria cristata

Crested Clavaria

Plant - Small, not more than 2-2 1/2 inches high. White or whitish, often faintly tinged with dull pink, or creamy yellow, or smoky tints.

Branches - Widened and flattened above, and deeply cut into several finger-like points, which may turn blackish brown when old.

Stem - Slender, spongy within.

Spores - White.

Habitat - Woods and open places, especially in cool, shady, moist places.