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Candlesnuff fungus

Xylaria hypoxylon

Description:

Xylaria hypoxylon is a species of fungus in the genus Xylaria. It is known by a variety of common names, such as the candlestick fungus, the candlesnuff fungus, etc. The fruit bodies, characterized by erect, elongated black branches with whitened tips, typically grow in clusters on decaying hardwood. They were spotted near Makrirrachi village, Pelion mountain, Greece.



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Θεσσαλία - Στερεά Ελλάδα, Greece

Lat: 39.43, Long: 23.12

Spotted on Oct 14, 2018
Submitted on Jan 14, 2019

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