Mata, M., D. Penjor and S. Pradham. 2010. Fungi of Bhutan. National Mushroom Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu, Bhutan.
Local name: Bjichu Kangru
Habitat: Terrestrial and caespitose.
Description: Fruiting bodies: Up to20 cm high and 3-20 cm wide, stocky, repeatedly short-branched. Branches: Densely packed, basal branches thick, smooth, and whitish pink, terminal branches crowded, short, and pink to red tips, cauliflower-like especially when young. Stem: 3-4 cm tall up to 4 cm wide, whitish pink, developing yellowish or brownish colours with maturity. Flesh: Whitish and firm. Spore Print: Yellowish brown.
Comments: It is distinguished by its large size and red to pinkish tips and tough gelatinous fleshy branches which fade in age. Close relatives include Ramaria strasseri, which also has a large massive base and longitudinally striate spores, but it is more yellowish to tan in colour.