Photograph by JJ Harrison. "The Clavariaceae are a family of fungi in the Agaricales order of mushrooms. The family contains 7 genera and 120 species. Collectively, they are commonly known as coral fungi due to their resemblance to aquatic coral, although other vernacular names including antler fungi, finger fungi, worm mold, and spaghetti mushroom are sometimes used for similar reasons."
Aseroe rubra or Starfish fungi (Stinkhorns)
The spiny puffball mushrooms (Vascellum curtisii) fruiting body is shaped like a small ball, 1-2 cm across, but frequently misshapen as a result of clustered growth; densely spiny when young; spines up to 5 mm long, often joined at their tips, and easily rubbing off; in maturity often fairly smooth, with a powdery coating; white becoming pale brown; developing a small hole at the top, through which spore dust escapes