Observation 171293: Xylaria cornu-damae (Schwein.) Berk.
When: 2014-07-25
No herbarium specimen

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Proposed Names

-73% (3)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Beug et al. “Ascomycetes of North America”
-12% (2)
Recognized by sight
62% (3)
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Recognized by sight: Traces of white scales separate this from X. digitata
Used references: Rogers, J.D. 1984. Xylaria acuta, Xylaria cornu-damae, and Xylaria mali in Continental United States. Mycologia 76:23-33; Beug et al. “Ascomycete Fungi of North America”
Based on microscopic features: Asci ~200 um long; ascospores 16-22 um long, ellipsoid-inequilateral to navicular, smooth brown, w/ short germ slit (can’t see in micrographs)

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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