Ramaria

Ramaria

a genus of macrofungi of the class Basidiomycetes (Clavariaceae). Their fruiting bodies contain an unidentified toxin which causes death in cattle. Signs include salivation, mucosal erosions, ocular lesions and abortion. See also mal do eucalipto. Called also fairy clubs, coral fungus.
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Pistillarin, a characteristic metabolite of Clavariadelphus pistillaris and several Ramaria species(Basidionycetes).
Mushroom show participant and LCC instructor Marcia Peeters displays two edible mushroom species: Cantharellus formosus (left) and Ramaria araiospora (below left), which should be foraged with caution due to its similar appearance to some inedible species.