Clavaria tenuipes Berk. & Broome
(a fairy club)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesClavaria tenuipes (a fairy club)
GenusClavaria (a genus of fairy clubs)
FamilyCLAVARIACEAE (fairy clubs)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Clavaria tenuipes (a fairy club) :
1: Clavaria tenuipes (a fairy club)
8 Nov 2005 OSGR: SU46 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in heathy grassland . Photos: Fruitbodies
Image 1: Fruitbodies - lain downImage 2: Fruitbody - in situImage 3: Spores - magnifiedImage 4: Spores - magnified (2)Image 5: Spores - highly magnified
2: Clavaria tenuipes (a fairy club)
17 Oct 2004 OSGR: TF40 52° 40' N, 0° 10' E Vice County: Cambs (VC 29) England
Scattered, in grass
Image 1: CollectionImage 2: Collection - large specimensImage 3: Collection - pale backgroundImage 4: Collection - small specimensImage 5: Basidium - magnifiedImage 6: Spores - magnifiedImage 7: Spores - magnified (2)Image 8: Spores - highly magnified
3: Clavaria tenuipes (a fairy club)
30 Oct 1977 OSGR: SU94 51° 10' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Surrey (VC 17) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies - in situImage 2: Fruitbodies - side view - in situImage 3: Fruitbodies - side view - lain down

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references relevant to Clavaria tenuipes (a fairy club)

Clavaria tenuipes (a fairy club) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Clavaria tenuipes (a fairy club)
A small dingy cream or dirty buff fairy club with a well-delimited stalk. Previously confused with C. tenuipes, but apparently common.
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