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Clavulinopsis corallinorosacea.jpg
Clavulinopsis corallinorosacea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Clavariaceae
Genus: Clavulinopsis
Overeem (1923)
Type species
Clavulinopsis sulcata
Overeem (1923)

Clavulinopsis is a genus of coral fungi in the Clavariaceae family. The genus, first described scientifically by Casper van Overeem in 1923,[1] has a widespread distribution.[2]

The name means "having the appearance of Clavulina".


C. helvola
C. sulcata

As of August 2015, Index Fungorum lists 67 valid species in Clavulinopsis:[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ van Overeem C. (1923). "Beiträge zur Pilzflora von Niederländisch Indien". Bulletin du Jardin botanique de Buitenzorg (in German). 3 (3): 247–96. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 150. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM. "Species Fungorum (version 30th July 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2015-08-22. 

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