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Truffle ?

Observed: 30th September 2012 By: Laurie Daunt
truffle
polymorpha
Description:

Seems to be grown from the roots of a large Acacia tree which was killed by frost about 4 years ago, Had to cut it down leaving the roots
Strange shape?

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Laurie Daunt's picture

Thanks

Added a new picture Hope it helps but it looks like Xylaria polymorpha

Laurie Daunt

Fenwickfield's picture

Thanks

Thanks for the extra photo I am still not 100% so would rather stick to Xylaria the only way to be sure id by looking at the spores through a microscope sorry I cannot help further.

Fenwickfield

Laurie Daunt's picture

Thanks

Thanks anyway

Laurie Daunt