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Clavaria zollingeri Lév., Annls Sci. Nat. Bot., sér. 3 5: 155 (1846)

Clavaria amethystina sensu auct.
Clavaria lavandula Peck, Bull. N.Y. St. Mus. 139: 47 (1910)

Habitat: On soil in woodland or rough grassland.

Notes: Rarely reported but apparently widely scattered throughout the British Isles.

Distribution: E: !, S: !, W: !, NI: !, ROI: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 55207; Scotland: K(M) 80164; Wales: K(M) 80156 (very old record); NI: K(M) 127726; ROI: K(M) 80165 (very old record)

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Phillips, R., Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain & Europe: 288 pp. (1981), as Clavulina amethystina [incorrectly], p. 258
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Boletes and agarics (1st part) 3: 361 pp. (1991), p. 346, pl. 445
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Heterobasidioid, Aphyllophoroid and Gasteromycetoid Basidiomycetes 3: 444 pp. (1997), p. 247

Conservation Status: Vulnerable (Red Data List, Ing 1992); removed from list (Red Data List, Evans et al. 2006)

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