Observation 127918: Xylaria liquidambaris J.D. Rogers, Y.M. Ju & F. San Martín
When: 2012-07-14
( 1400m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On a Liquidambar styraciflua seed pod.

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Recognized by sight: Very common and host-specific inhabitant of fruits of Liquidambar styraciflua.
Used references: Rogers, J. D.; San Martín, F.; Ju, Y. M. (2002) A reassessment of the Xylaria on Liquidambar fruits and two new taxa on Magnolia fruits. Sydowia, Vol. 54 No. 1 pp. 91-97
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Used references: Rogers, J. D.; San Martín, F.; Ju, Y. M. (2002) A reassessment of the Xylaria on Liquidambar fruits and two new taxa on Magnolia fruits. Sydowia, Vol. 54 No. 1 pp. 91-97

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Ah!
By: Roo Vandegrift (Werdnus)
2013-02-07 01:54:03 CST (-0500)

Thanks for the update: sloppy Latin will be the death of us all!

Thanks!
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-02-07 01:37:55 CST (-0500)

It actually was very common in this place, we saw quite a few Liquidambar seed pods with Xylaria on them.

It was published incorrectly as Xylaria liquidambar, and the correct Latin is Xylaria liquidambaris according to Index Fungorum.

Great find!
By: Roo Vandegrift (Werdnus)
2013-02-07 01:18:31 CST (-0500)

Actually, I shouldn’t have said “very common”. I see it referred too in the literature very commonly, but I’ve never seen one, out here in Oregon. That’s great!

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