unknown 'finger' clump funghi

unknown 'finger' clump funghi

Observation - unknown 'finger' clump funghi. Description: No idea what these are, despite searching books and internet inc. 'dead mens fingers. There were numerous clumps breaking out from the moss covered bark at the base of a pine tree on one tree only in a wide area searched, plus a small clump on a nearby

No idea what these are, despite searching books and internet inc. 'dead mens fingers.
There were numerous clumps breaking out from the moss covered bark at the base of a pine tree on one tree only in a wide area searched, plus a small clump on a nearby dead stump. No odour. None more advanced than ones shown. Clumps now eaten/broken down. No more around woods.