Yellow coral fungi.
Habitat: mixed bay laurel and oak woodlands
Under tan oak
Ramaria aurea—Quebec, Canada
In the litter of a Redwood Grove.
The genus Ramaria comprises approximately 200 species of coral fungi. Several, such as Ramaria flava, are edible and picked in Europe, though they are easily confused with several mildly poisonous species capable of causing nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea; these include R. formosa and R. pallida.