(Goat’s Beard)

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Ramaria flava, Gold Dust Trail, Park Co. 2827

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Ramaria flava, Gold Dust Trail, Park Co. 2825

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Scientific Name Ramaria flava
Common Name Goat's Beard
Family Gomphaceae
Description A "coral" fungus. Each fruit body is usually 4 to 8 inches tall, and up to 6 inches across; lemon-yellow to sulphur-yellow with many dense branches; tips of terminal branches are usually either blunt or have two or three points. When old this coral turns brown progressing from the tips downwards.
Description from First Nature.
Colorado Status Native

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