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Black Matchstick

Phaeocalicium polyporaeum


These tiny (1/16" tall) fungi is found growing on the surgace of Violet-toothed Polypores ( Trichaptum biforme). These are so small that a magnifying glass is often needed to see them.

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Groton, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Jan 24, 2010
Submitted on Feb 10, 2013

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