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Xylaria longipes

Observed: 17th August 2011 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Xylaria longipes
Xylaria longipes 1
Xylaria longipes 1 2
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Description:

Growing from a buried piece of wood on the forest floor have never found this one before.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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I have difficulty with X.

I have difficulty with X. longpipes and X. polymorpha (Dead Man's Fingers). X.p. is more often associated with beech, whereas X.l. tends to be found with sycamore. Did you notice whether the stem snapped? (That would suggest X.p.)

Mushroom Lady

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Sycamore

No Beech around only a few mature sycamore,sorry should have put that on.I had to cut it as it was rather solid.

Fenwickfield