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Tooth & Coral Fungi
Page Last Updated: October 8 2015
6 species
Comb Tooth Mushroom - 5 to 20 cm
Order: Russulales (formerly Hericiales?)
Genus: Hericium
Species: Coralloides (formerly Ramosum)
Kingdom: Fungi
Class: Agaricomycetes (subclass Hymenomycetes?)
Bear's Head Tooth Mushroom - 5 to 25 cm
Order: Russulales (formerly Hericiales?)
Family: Hericiaceae (formerly Hydnaceae?)
Genus: Hericium
Species: Americanum (formerly Coralloides)
Kingdom: Fungi
Teeth typically greater than 1 cm up to 4 cm - similar to
Hericium erinaceus (Lion's Mane mushroom)
Family: Hericiaceae (formerly Hydnaceae?)
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Updated October 8 2015
Class: Agaricomycetes (subclass Hymenomycetes?)
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Pink-tipped? Coral - height approx. 5 cm
Order: Gomphales (formerly Phallales?)
Family: Gomphaceae
Genus: Ramaria
Species: Formosa?
Kingdom: Fungi
Several similar species that are difficult to identify - found in
woods at base of
Black Cherry tree
Class: Agaricomycetes
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Coral? fungus - approx. 5 cm
Order: ?
Family: ?
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Fungi
Several similar species that fruit on the ground in wooded
areas: Ramariopsis kunzei, Clavulina cristata -
Tremellodendron pallidum (Jellied False Coral) is also
similar but is a
Jelly fungus
Class: Agaricomycetes
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
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Crown Coral fungus - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Russulales
Family: Auriscalpiaceae
Genus: Clavicorona
Species: Pyxidata
Kingdom: Fungi
Class: Agaricomycetes
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Binomial name also Artomyces pyxidatus
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More Comb Tooth Mushroom
Updated October 8 2015
Coral fungus - approx. 3 cm
Order: ?
Family: ?
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Fungi
Found on ground in wooded area alongside a path -
similar to Yellow Staghorn (Calocera viscosa) which is a
Jelly fungus
Class: Agaricomycetes
Phylum:  Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
Comb Tooth Mushroom - 5 to 20 cm - West Don Valley (Earl Bales Park) - September 2007
Bear's Head Tooth Mushroom - 5 to 25 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - September 2010
Pink-tipped? Coral - height approx. 5 cm - Highland Creek Valley (Morningside Park) - September 2012
Coral? fungus - approx. 5 cm - West Don Valley (E.T. Seton Park) - September 2010
Coral fungus - approx. 3 cm - Kortright Centre for Conservation - October 2013
Crown Coral fungus - approx. 2.5 cm - Rouge Park - September 2013
Teeth typically less than 1 cm