Ramaria tough

Ramaria stricta (straight)


  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Phallomycetidae (Veselkovye)
  • Order: Gomphales
  • Family: Gomphaceae (Gomfovy)
  • Genus: Ramaria (Ramaria)
  • Species: Ramaria stricta


  • Straight horned;

  • Ramaria is straight;

  • Clavaria syringarum;
  • Clavaria pruinella;
  • Corallium stricta;
  • Clavariella stricta;
  • Clavaria stricta;
  • Merisma strictum;
  • Lachnocladium odoratum.

Ramaria straight

Ramaria strict (straight) (Ramaria stricta), straight horn – a mushroom of the Gomphaceae family (Gomphaceae), belongs to the genus Ramaria (Ramaria).

External description

Ramaria stricta (Ramaria stricta) has a fruiting body with many branches. Its color ranges from light yellow to brown or brownish. At the site of damage or indentation of the pulp, the color becomes burgundy red. The branches of the fruiting body are predominantly the same in height, located almost parallel to each other. The diameter of the leg in hard ramarias does not exceed 1 cm, and its height is 1-6 cm. The color of the leg is light yellow, in some specimens it may have a purple tint. Mycelial strands, similar to thin filaments (or an accumulation of the mycelium itself) in straight horns are located near the base of the leg.

Season and habitat of the fungus

The habitat of hard horned horns is extensive. This species is common in North America and Eurasia. You can find this species in Russia (more often in the Far East and in the European part of the country). Ramaria hard develops in mixed and coniferous forests, dominated by spruce and pine trees. The fungus grows well on rotten wood, but sometimes it can be found on the ground, surrounded by forest bushes.


Ramaria stricta (Ramaria stricta) belongs to the category of inedible mushrooms. The pulp of the mushroom is bitter in taste, spicy, has a pleasant aroma.

Similar types and differences from them

The characteristic branches on the fruiting body will not confuse the straight line with any other types of inedible mushrooms.

Other information about the mushroom

There are conflicting opinions as to which family the described species belongs to. It was indicated above that he is part of the Gomf family. But it is also believed that the Horned Eagle is from the Clavariaceae, Ramariaceae or Cantharellaceae families.

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