Artomyces aff austropiperatus ined. Text Patrick Leonard 2019

Red List Status -


Fruiting body: branched 2 – 5 times; 30– 80 mm tall, 20 – 40 mm wide;4 to 6nodes per branch; matt;branch tips usually coronate, cuspidate; pale cinnamon buff;opaque.

Stipe: cylindrical; 5 – 20 × 2 – 4 mm; cinnamon buff or brownish buff.

Flesh: firm.

Spore print: white.


Notes: this fungus is characterized by its tufts of candelabra like, cinnamon buff fruiting bodies which are branched. Artomyces species are difficult to resolve, even with full microscopic details.

Geographical distribution