Observation 70410: Xylaria Hill ex Schrank

When: 2011-06-03

Collection location: Mountain Lake Conservancy, Giles Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)

No specimen available

Notes:
I’m guessing a Coral Fungi like Xylaria hypoxlon, but not a confident guess.

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Eyes3
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Thanks to Myxomop and to Walt
By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2011-07-03 04:09:55 PDT (-0700)

I appreciate the continued thoughts and specificity of opinion. I hope the dialogue will continue on this one as it is clearly above my own experience level. Thanks to both of you, Mark

is that yellow conidia
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-07-02 14:40:42 PDT (-0700)

coating the middle-upper portion of each stroma? if so, it’s unlike any X. hypoxylon I’ve ever seen. not a strong candidate shape-wise either. given the vast and generally underdocumented nature of the genus, my stone-cold certainty usually stops with Xylaria sp.

Thanks
By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2011-07-01 08:58:50 PDT (-0700)

Myxomop,
Thanks for your input. Mark

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