coral fungus

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coral fungus

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Any of various fungi of several genera, including Clavulina and Ramaria, having often brightly colored branched spore-bearing structures that resemble coral.
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Noun1.coral fungus - any of numerous fungi of the family Clavariaceae often brightly colored that grow in often intricately branched clusters like coralcoral fungus - any of numerous fungi of the family Clavariaceae often brightly colored that grow in often intricately branched clusters like coral
Clavariaceae, family Clavariaceae - fleshy fungi: coral fungi
club fungus - a club-shaped coral fungus
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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