Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Dacrymycetes
Order: Dacrymycetales Family: Dacrymycetaceae
Species: Calocera viscosa (Pers.) Fr.
Synonyms: Calocera cavarae
Calocera flammea
Calocera viscosa var. cavarae
Clavaria viscosa
Common Name: Yellow Stagshorn


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Calocera viscosaPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Pinus sylvestris (18)
Picea sitchensis (8)
Fagus sylvatica (4)
Pinus (4)
Picea abies (3)
Acanthaceae (2)
Quercus (1)
Picea (1)
Pinus contorta (1)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (8)
Woodland: mixed (7)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Mire: lowland raised bog, bare peat (2)
Rowan-birch woods (2)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation, high forest (2)
Bog (1)
Boundaries: earth bank (1)
Heathland: wet dwarf shrub heath, upland (1)
Mire: basin mire, bog vegetation with Sphagnum (1)
Mire: lowland raised bog, bog vegetation without Sphagnum (1)
Mire: upland raised bog, bog vegetation with Sphagnum (1)
Parkland and scattered trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: coniferous (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Stump (26)
Dead Wood (11)
Quercus rubra (5)
Soil Mossy (4)
Log (3)
Soil (3)
wood (2)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Fallen log (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (2)
February (1)
June (1)
July (3)
August (16)
September (24)
October (27)
November (11)
December (2)