Ramaria zippelii
Ramaria zippelii (Lév.) Corner

photograph © R. E. Halling, 2000

This coral fungus has strict elongate branches and a slender stipe, mostly brown basidiomata with white tips and base. The taste is bitter and styptic. In certain areas of the Neotropics there is a form with branch apices colored blue. This fungus appears to have a amphi-Pacific distribution.

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