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Dead man's fingers

Xylaria polymorpha

Description:

small, coral shaped. no more than 2cm tall. brown with pinkish tips. flesh rubbery

Habitat:

growing up around edge of a Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo) stump.

Notes:

This is the asexual, "conidial" stage of X. polymorpha (see reference)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Deadman's Fingers
Xylaria polymorpha The Genus Xylaria (MushroomExpert.Com)


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2 Comments

brettpim
brettpim 7 years ago

Good reference, thanks!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Great spotting !

brettpim
Spotted by
brettpim

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 23, 2013
Submitted on May 31, 2013

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