Observation 192207: Xylaria globosa (Pers.) Mont.

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Oh yeah!
By: Roo Vandegrift (Werdnus)
2014-12-07 14:13:55 CST (-0500)

That looks more like it! Thanks for the second picture: the range of morphological variation in these things is astounding!

Red exudate
By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2014-12-07 14:07:09 CST (-0500)

Some had red exudate and others yellow. I assumed that colour may change in different stages. Thanks for your hints towards other possible species. Second picture with more reddish colours of same observation has been uploaded.

By: Roo Vandegrift (Werdnus)
2014-12-07 11:25:46 CST (-0500)

Xylaria globosa always has blood red exudates. Unless you saw something that’s not in the picture, I don’t think this can be X. globosa. I’ve seen clear to yellow exudates in a lot other species — particularly pale yellow like this in X. adscendens, but it’s not the distinctive field marker that the red exudates are for X. globosa.

Created: 2014-12-07 09:27:58 CST (-0500)
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