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Xylaria

Xylaria sp.

Description:

Appearing in a half barrel used as a planter (possibly made of oak?) were these thin charcoal fingers with white tips. About 20mm tall so far.

Habitat:

Home garden in outer marginal suburbia.

Notes:

Yet to find species. Further progress will be added.
Update... they were almost gone after 2 days. It seems Xylaria polymorpha is a good candidate species but too many species to choose from and most need microscopic work.
http://www.mushroomexpert.com/xylaria.ht...
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/bcddc057-1...
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Xylariales
Family: Xylariaceae

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Apr 13, 2014
Submitted on Apr 14, 2014

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