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I have been interested in nature for most of my life but since I retired I spend as much time as I can exploring the nature reserves and wildlife hotspots of my adopted home, Dorset in southern England. Whilst out I record what I see and take snaps where I can (I am no photographer!) and that forms the basis of my Nature of Dorset website. When I find something new I like to research it and write about it in my nature notes, it is how I learn and hopefully you might find my notes helpful as well!

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07 July, 2012

Meadow Coral (Clavulinopsis corniculata)

This small, yellow, branhed fungus grows amongst grass on lawns and in pasture. It is common and, because of its size, I am sure it is oftgen overlooked. It grows in these solitary clusters, usually in autumn. It is easy to see why it is called the Moeadow Coral; it looks like it could , indeed, be a coral, and it grows in Meadows.

It is not edible of course, there is not enough of it.
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Find out more about the Meadow Coral in Dorset here: www.natureofdorset.co.uk/species_panel/Meadow%20Coral?vdt...