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Remarks (public):His description was published after I had returned the type to the Kew Herbarium. I noted the dichotomous branching but not the peculiar processes of the sclerified hyphae. That branching patterns can vary was mentioned earlier under C. pyxidata and to base a new species on a single specimen with this character alone would seem unsound. The second character may be valid, but it would seem necessary to study more specimens before its significance can be determined. However, until these specimens are available, it is acceptable to consider C. dichotoma distinct from C. candelabrum.
Specimen examined.-Java: Mt. Pangrango, summit, 3,000 m, 29.111.50., Ooststroom 13385 ( holotype), (L).
 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Clavicorona dichotoma Corner. Beih. Nova Hedw. 33: 146, fig. 39. 1970.
Type.-S. J. van Ooststroom 13385 (L).
Basidiocarps 5.5 cm high, gregarious or subcespitose, grey when fresh, drying dark fuscous with greyish hymenium, dichotomously branched throughout; primary branches 1-2 mm thick, secondary branches 1-1.5 mm wide, tapering to acute apices; stipe 1-2.5 cm long, inserted on effuse, slightly tomentose, brown mycelial pad; dried flesh dark brown, hard, rigid; on decaying wood; Java.
Contextual tissue slightly aerenchymatous; a few generative hyphae are inflated up to 10 µm, thin-walled, clamped, hyaline; thick-walled hyphae 3.5-7 µm wide, wall mostly 1.0 µm thick, brown, with a short recurrent basal process arising shortly above the origin of the thick-walled hypha (Corner, 1970). Subhymenium with gelatinous hyphae. Basidia 16-18 x 4.0-4.8 µm, broadly clavate, clamped, thin-walled, 4-sterigmate; gloeocystidia 8-10 µm wide, clavate-cylindrical. Leptocystidia absent.
Spores 4.5-5.0 x 3.0-3.5 µm, subglobose to broadly ovoid, amyloid, minutely asperulous, hyaline.
This species is known only from the type specimen. Corner believes it distinct from C. candelabrum because of the dichotomous branching of the fruit body and the recurrent processes of the sclerified hyphae.
 
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