|Species: Phaeoclavulina zippelii (Lév.) Overeem (2011)|
|Phaeoclavulina species are considered ectomycorrhizal, yet the photos above were taken in a broadleaved/podocarp forest. with no obvious ectomycorrhizal partner present.
Fruit bodies: Up to 50 x 25 mm, branched, stout. Stalk up to 25 x 9 mm hard-fleshy, off-white at base the rest same as branches, bruising to chocolate. Branches few, stout, size up to 6 mm thick light brown bruising as stalk, re-branching in 1-2 ranks; Branch tip blunt, off-white to prolonged and blue-grey or powder-blue.
A much more robust form of this Phaeoclavulina species can also be found, though not as common.
|Common name: None|
Found: Native Forest
|Height: 75 mm|
Width: 100 mm
|Scale = 12.5 mm.|
|Although not obvious this fungi does have blue tips, Oddly I have seen this fungus in two forms as above and below and the more robust form at the bottom of this page.||Scale = 7 mm.|
|Scale = 4 mm.|
|Above and below is this fungus that is very robust in form I am not convinced that this is a diffrent species but rather its what it looks like when inmature. Interesting I have only found this form in one location and not in the described habitat.||Scale = 10 mm.|
|Scale = 1.6 mm.|
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