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Black earth tongue

Trichoglossum hirsutum

Description:

Black

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8 Comments

swift1482
swift1482 7 years ago

I agree. That looks much more like it. Thank you.

gully.moy
gully.moy 7 years ago

That looks much closer. Good call Lipase.

Lipase
Lipase 7 years ago

in my guide Trichoglossum hirsutum looks the most similar of the earth tongues

Lipase
Lipase 7 years ago

look a bit like a black 'earth tongue' species too. were they rubbery/like jelly babies or were they hard and rigid? If they were hard I'd guess xylaria too or similar genus

gully.moy
gully.moy 7 years ago

It's quite possibly another Xylaria species.

swift1482
swift1482 7 years ago

Yeah, my natural history teacher said they were, but now that I looked them up I don't think they are either.

gully.moy
gully.moy 7 years ago

I don't think these are deadman's fingers, but they are very cool.

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

So unusual!

swift1482
Spotted by
swift1482

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Feb 22, 2013
Submitted on Apr 12, 2013

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