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Clavaria amoena (Goldclub Coral)

Kingdom: Fungi
Subkingdom: Dikarya
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Agaricomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Agaricales
Family: Clavariaceae
Genus: Clavaria
Species: C amoena
Scientific name: Clavaria amoena
Common name: Goldclub coral

Clavaria amoena is a cosmopolitan club fungus found in broad leaf forest substrate. They are found in autumn as bright yellow single or clustered clubs occur amongst moss on the soil in forests. It may appear after warm spells of rain. It is common and widespread.