Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Clavariaceae
Species: Clavaria zollingeri Lév.
Synonyms: Clavaria amethystea
Clavaria amethystina
Clavaria lavandula
Clavulina amethystina
Coralloides amethystina
Ramaria amethystea
Ramaria amethystina
Common Name: Violet Coral


NI Biodiversity Action Plan: Northern Ireland Priority Species
Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
A grassland indicator species
Click on the dots to get a species list for the 10km square that it represents.

View this data on the NBN Gateway What does this mean?

This distribution map was produced using DMap
Clavaria zollingeriPhotographer: © Ray Woods
Photographer: © Ray Woods

Photographer: © Roy Anderson Photographer: © David Mitchel Photographer: © David Mitchel
Have you a photograph, digital or otherwise that you would like to provide for this page? Or would you like to use this photograph? If so, please e-mail David Mitchel at the address given on the home page.

Or search Google Images for this species
View this species in its UK context on the BMS Database
Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Escallonia macrantha (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland (2)
Calcareous grassland (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Woodland: coniferous (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (4)
Soil Grassy (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (5)
October (4)
November (2)