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Hypoxylon fuscum?

Observed: 2nd December 2011 By: Graham JamesGraham James’s reputation in Fungi and LichensGraham James’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Hypoxylon fuscum (Medium)

on fallen twig under hedgerow.


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Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Which woodwart is it - H. fragiforme, H. fuscum or H. multiforme? Generally identified by the tree it is growing on - Beech, Hazel/Common Alder or Birch/Common Alder. H. fuscum generally grows on Hazel and Common Alder. Regards


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Thank you, Hugh. As it was on a fallen twig, I am not sure which tree it came from but the hedge does not contain alder, beech or birch but does contain hazel.