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Dead Man's Fingers

Xylaria sp.

Description:

I'm thinking that this must be the fungus know as 'Dead Man's Fingers', but I'm almost never right about fungi. Can anyone confirm the identity of this eerie looking fungus?

Habitat:

Found in a wooded area on a rotting log along side turkey tail fungus.


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3 Comments

TKBotting
TKBotting 5 years ago

Thanks guys! I doubt we'll be able to narrow this down to the species with my photos so Xylaria sp. it is.

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 5 years ago

I agree, Xylaria

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

I'm not a mycologist, but it does look like a species of Xylaria.

TKBotting
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TKBotting

Ontario, Canada

Lat: 45.90, Long: -80.15

Spotted on Jul 4, 2014
Submitted on Jul 12, 2014

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