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Dead Man's Fingers

Xylaria polymorpha

Description:

A strange fungus that decomposes wood. When younger, the fungus is pale and produces asexual spores. In the summer, the organisms blackens as shown and by fall, is often dry and cracked.

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StirredMocha
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StirredMocha

New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 16, 2014
Submitted on Aug 30, 2014

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