Observation 203311: Insecta
When: 2015-04-24
( 1600m)
No herbarium specimen

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Eyes3
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I revisited the site and found out,
By: Hans W. Dahners (Atlides)
2015-04-26 14:27:21 PDT (-0700)

that the white ‘carpophora’ are white powder without any structure. Similar materials are found near by (see photos). So I think we are up to a ludus naturae and Insecta is the appropiate term for this observation.

hmm,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2015-04-25 12:57:30 PDT (-0700)

All of the images look to be of the same phenomenon but Fungi I’m not so sure.
It looks like a waste product of some type of wood boring insect, beetle or larvae.

Atlides,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-04-24 16:46:06 PDT (-0700)

I do not believe the first photo shows Xylaria, as that species does not form knots that I know of. The other photos look consistent with Xylaria, however.

Created: 2015-04-24 15:14:47 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2015-04-28 18:19:46 PDT (-0700)
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