Clavaria fragilis Holmsk.
(white spindles)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesClavaria fragilis (white spindles)
GenusClavaria (a genus of fairy clubs)
FamilyCLAVARIACEAE (fairy clubs)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Clavaria fragilis (White Spindles) :
1: Clavaria fragilis (White Spindles)
10 Oct 2006 OSGR: SK15 53° 0' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: Derby (VC 57) England
in basic grassland
Image 1: Fruitbodies - pale backgroundImage 2: Spores - magnifiedImage 3: Spores - highly magnified
2: Clavaria fragilis (White Spindles)
21 Sep 2006 OSGR: SK15 53° 0' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: Staffs (VC 39) England
in medium length grass
Image 1: Fruitbody - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - lain downImage 3: Spores - highly magnified
3: Clavaria fragilis (White Spindles)
3 Oct 1998 OSGR: SU78 51° 30' N, 0° 60' W Vice County: Oxon (VC 23) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies in clusterImage 2: Tips of fruitbodies
4: Clavaria fragilis (White Spindles)
7 Oct 1983 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Side view - in situImage 2: Side view - upturnedImage 3: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 4: Stipe surface hyphae - magnifiedImage 5: DescriptionImage 6: Description - contd.
5: Clavaria fragilis (White Spindles)
26 Sep 1975 OSGR: SD77 54° 10' N, 2° 30' W Vice County: Mid-west Yorks (VC 64) England
Image 1: In situ - side view

Clavaria fragilis (White Spindles) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Clavaria fragilis (White Spindles)
A fragile white fairy club which grows in clusters in unimproved grassland. It is widespread and common. Previously known as C. vermicularis.
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