Observation 190472: Xylaria polymorpha (Pers.) Grev.
When: 2014-09-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Dry and dull surface.
Found growing on buried wood, shady area at 10:15am.
Outer layer is thick and black, irregular/wrinkled, possibly porous
Inner layer is white.
Shiny, clear substance (dried) noticeable at the very top at the opening of the inner layer.
Stipe: 3.0 cm tall, 0.5 cm wide
Shape: thick at the bottom, thinner near the top, looks like a finger
Top portion is hard to cut, thick

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habitat where the mushroom was found
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white inner layer is visible
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ellipsoid or fusiform

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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