Sorting Ramaria Names

Species on this page :


Ramaria apiculata (Fr.) Donk.

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria apiculata Fr.

JAPANESE : , Cha houki take modoki.

Ramaria aurea (Fr.) Quél. (edible) (comestible)

SYNONYM(S) : Ramaria aurea (Sch.) Quél., Clavaria aurea Fr.

CHINESE : Jin zhi hu jun.

DUTCH : Goudgele koraalzwam.

ENGLISH : Golden clavaria, Golden coral fungus.

FRENCH : Clavaire dorée, Clavaire jaune, Gallinotte, Gallinote , Ramaire dorée, Ramaire jaune, Chevrette .

GERMAN : Goldgelber Ziegenbart, Goldgelber Koralle, Orangegelbe Koralle, Korallenschwamm, Judenbart.

ITALIAN : Ditola aurata, Manine gialle, Didèla, Ciate d'oro.

JAPANESE : , Kogane houki take.

RUSSIAN : Ramariya zolotistaya.

SPANISH : Peu de rata groc (Catalan), (help is needed in pinpointing these names to a language / dialect).

Ramaria botrytis (Pers. : Fr.) Ricken (edible) (comestible)

SYNONYM(S) : Ramaria botrytis (Ito et Imai) Sing., Clavaria botrytis (Pers.) Fr., Ramaria acroporphyrea Quél., Clavaria platyceras Viv., Clavaria purpurascens Paulet, Clavaria sculpta Beck. , Clavariella botrytis (Fr.) Schroet.

DUTCH : Bloemkoolzwam, Roze bloemkoolzwam, Grote gele koraalzwam.

ENGLISH : Red-tipped clavaria, Red-tipped coral fungus.

FRENCH : Clavaire chou-fleur, Cheveline, Gallinote, Ganteline, Pied de coq.

GERMAN : Händling, Hirschschwamm, Keulenpilz, Rötliche Bärentatze, Rötlicher Hahnenkamm, Rötlicher Ziegenbart, Traubenkorallenpilz.

ITALIAN : Ditolla rosso-gialla, Clavaria botride, Manine rossa, Didelle, Cerri'e gallu, Ciate d'or, Tajadelle.

JAPANESE : , Houki take, , Nezumi take.

RUSSIAN : Ramariya grozdevoî.

SPANISH : Clavito (Mexico ?), Coliflor, Peu de rata (Catalan ?), (help is needed in pinpointing these names to a language / dialect).

Photograph by Hiroshi Takahashi.

Photograph by Koukichi Maruyama

Ramaria botrytis (Pers. : Fr.) Rick. f. parvula Bourd. et Galz.

ENGLISH : Rose-purple clavaria.

FRENCH : Ramaire rose-pourpré, Petite ramaire chou-fleur.

Photograph by Taylor F. Lockwood

Ramaria botrytis (Pers. : Fr.) Rick. var. alba Pearson

ENGLISH : White clavaria, European white clavaria.

Ramaria botrytoides (Pk.) Corner (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria botrytoides Pk.

Ramaria capitata (Lloyd) Corner

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria capitata Lloyd

Ramaria cyanocephala (B. et C.) Corner (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria cyonocephala B. et C., Clavaria aeruginosa Pat.

Ramaria cystidiophora (Kauffm.) Corner var. limonella

Photograph by : Harley Barnhart, hosted by North Idaho Mycological Association <>).


Ramaria fennica (Karst.) Rick. (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria fennica Karst., Clavariella fennica Karst.

Ramaria flaccida Bourdot

SYNONYM(S) : Ramaria flaccida (Fr.) Ricken, Clavaria flaccida Fr., Clavaria corrugata Karst., Clavariella flaccida (Fr.) Karst., Clavariella corrugata Karst.

GERMAN : Flattrige Koralle.

Photograph by Stefan Kaschabek at <>.

Ramaria flava (Pers. : Fr.) Quél. (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria flava Fr.

CHINESE : Huang zhi hu jun, Huang shan hu, Huang cong zhi hu, Zhou jun (Yunnan).

DUTCH : Gele koraalzwam, Gele bloemkoolzwam.

ENGLISH : Pale-yellow clavaria, Golden coral fungus.

FRENCH : Clavaire jaune.

GERMAN : Goldgelber Koralle.

JAPANESE : Ki houki take.

SPANISH : Patita de pájaro (Mexico), Escobillón, Escobetilla, Escobeta.

SWEDISH : Gul fingersvamp.

Photograph by Hirochi Takahashi

Photograph by Koukichi Maruyama

Ramaria flavo-brunnescens (Atk.) Corner (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Ramaria flavobrunnescens (Atk.) Corner, Clavaria flavobrunnescens Atk.

Ramaria flavo-brunnescens (Atk.) Corner var. aurea Coker

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria flava Fr. var. aurea, Ramaria elegans Huber ?

Ramaria formosa (Pers. : Fr.) Quél. (poisonous)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria formosa Pers. : Fr.

CHINESE : Mei li zhi hu jun, Feng hong zhi hu jun, Feng hong cong zhi jun, Zhou jun (medicinal name) .

DUTCH : Driekleuren-koraalzwam, Fraaie koraalzwam, Goudgele koraalzwam.

ENGLISH : Handsome clavaria.

FRENCH : Clavaire élégante, Clavaire jolie, Ramaire jolie, Ramaire rose à pointes jaunes, Menotte.

GERMAN : Dreifarbige Koralle, Ziegenbart.

JAPANESE : Hana houki take.

SPANISH : Peu de rata bord, Ratapeus, (help is needed in pinpointing these names to a language / dialect).

SWEDISH : Lömsk fingersvamp.

Ramaria fumigata (Pk.) Corner

FRENCH : Ramaire enfumée.

JAPANESE : Usu murasaki houki.

Photograph by K. Maruyama

Photograph and description (in French) at Le Bien Public - Les Dépêches.

Ramaria holorubella (Atk.) comb. nov. (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria holorubella Atk., Clavaria rufescens sensu Coker, Clavaria botrytis sensu Kauffm., Clavaria australiana Clel.

Ramaria invalii (Cott. et Wakef.) Donk. (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria invalii Cott. et Wakef., Clavaria abietina Fr.

DUTCH : Bruingele koraalzwam.

RUSSIAN : Ramariya invala .

SWEDISH : Granfingersvamp.

Ramaria largentii Marr. & Stuntz


Ramaria mairei Donk

SYNONYM(S) : Ramaria pallida (Bres.) Rick.

GERMAN : Blasse Koralle.

Picture from Peter Dobbitsch - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mykologie e.V, Universität Bonn, Germany.

Photograph by Koukichi Maruyama

Ramaria obtusissima (Pk.) Corner (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria obtusissima Pk., Clavaria obtusissima Pk. var. minor Pk.

Ramaria ochraceo-salmonicolor (Clel.) Corner

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria ochraceo- salmonicolor Clel.

Ramaria ochraceo-virens (Jungh.) Donk (comestible)

SYNONYM(S) : Ramaria abietina (Pers.: Fries) Quélet, Clavaria ochraceo-virens Jungh., Clavaria abietina auct. non Fr., Clavaria virescens Gramberg, Clavaria cyanescens (Rom.) Lundell , Clavaria abietina Pers. , Clavaria abietina Bourd. et Galz. , Clavaria abietina Cott. et Wakef., Ramaria virescens (Gramb.) Br. Hennings

FRENCH : Clavaire verdoyante, Clavaire du sapin, Clavaire jaune ochricé.

GERMAN : Gelbgrüne Koralle, Fichten-Ziegenbart.


Ramaria pallida (Bres.) Rick. -> Ramaria mairei Donk

Ramaria rufescens (Pk.) Corner (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria rufescens Fr. non Coker

Ramaria stricta (Pers. : Fr.) Quél. (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria stricta Pers.

CHINESE : Zhi hu jun, Mi zhi mu hu, Zhou jun (Yunnan).

DUTCH : Rechte koraalzwam, Houtkoraalzwam.

ENGLISH : Upright clavaria, Upright ramaria, Upright coral fungus.

FRENCH : Clavaire ordinaire, Clavaire brune.

JAPANESE : , Cha houki take.

SPANISH : Pata de pájaro (Mexico), Escobeta.

TAGALOG : Kabuteng bulaklak ng bato.

Photograph by Koukichi Maruyama

Ramaria stricta (Pers. : Fr.) Quél. var. alba Cott. et Wakef.

ENGLISH : Creamy-white upright clavaria.

FRENCH : Clavaire ordinaire crème.

Ramaria stricta (Pers. : Fr.) Quél. var. concolor Corner

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria stricta sensu Coker

ENGLISH : Tan upright clavaria.

FRENCH : Clavaire ordinaire à odeur de radis.

Ramaria stricta (Pers. : Fr.) Quél. var. fumida Pk.

ENGLISH : Smoky upright clavaria.

FRENCH : Clavaire ordinaire enfumée.

Ramaria stricta (Pers. : Fr.) Quél. var. violaceo-tincta Bourd. et Galz.

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria condensata var. violaceo-tincta

ENGLISH : Common lignicolous clavaria, European lignicolous clavaria.

Ramaria versalitis Quélet

SYNONYM(S) : Ramaria fumigata ?, Clavaria fennica sensu Coker, non Karst.

FRENCH : Ramaire enfumée ?

JAPANESE : Kare kino houki.

Photograph by K. Maruyama.

Ramaria zippelii (Lév.) Corner (edible)

SYNONYM(S) : Clavaria zippelii Lév., Clavaria dozei Lév., Clavaria thwaitesii B. et Br.




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