Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Clavariaceae
Species: Clavaria fumosa Pers.
Common Name: Smoky Spindles

Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
A grassland indicator species
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Clavaria fumosaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Corylus avellana (2)
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Poa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (7)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Calcareous grassland (2)
Calcareous grassland: unimproved (2)
Neutral grassland (2)
Neutral grassland: unimproved (2)
Woodland (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Festuca ovina-Agrostis capillaris-Galium saxatile grassland (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Sand-dune: dune heath (1)
Small parks and city squares (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (18)
Soil (17)
Soil Leaves (3)
Soil Mossy (3)
Months recorded in & number of records:
August (2)
September (9)
October (32)
November (20)