Observation 100196: Ascomycota Caval.-Sm.

When: 2012-07-13

Collection location: Hickory Run State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing in moss near a creek.

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Thanks Danny.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-07-15 06:26:07 JST (+0900)

Actually this did not occur to me. But I’m now supposing that the black undercoating on the typical Xylaria species (not to say this is the genus!) is a character which persists when the fruit body lasts a long time.

Just added a micro photo of…? I scraped some of the crusty black surface of the head of a fruit body and looked for stuff under the scope. My complementary free with purchase of Captain Crunch microscope :-) empowered me to find the fiber seen in the addition. Nothing resembling a spore was found.

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