When: 2008-10-27

Collection location: Royalston, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

No specimen available

Growing on a dead Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple) stump. Fresh growth occurs in the spring and early summer, the old crust stays around for years.

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By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2012-01-16 17:25:00 PST (-0800)

Both Index Fungorum and MycoBank currently prefer Kretzschmaria deusta for this taxon.

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2008-10-28 18:13:40 PDT (-0700)

It was the same color black and a little softer. I thought I had a photo but didn’t, will try to photograph it tomorrow.

Unsure this is the same as my U. deusta
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-10-27 23:31:49 PDT (-0700)

Mine seems to be more coal black in color. Have you ever looked underneath it?