Observation 268184: Xylaria Hill ex Schrank


Substrate: Decaying log.

Habit: Sometimes multiple fruiting bodies, but scattered.

Fruiting body: 60 mm height; 15 × 5 mm diameter. Mostly smooth with fuzzy from developing anamorph phase (bumps densely clustered close to base and more sparse higher up). Orange flesh, blackened at base. Anamorphic bumps light grey. Inner flesh stiff with very small air pockets, and spongy in the very center. Inner flesh color black around edges and grey at spongy center.

Ecoregion: NT0166
Southwest Amazon Moist Forests

Collected for the 2017 SUNY-ESF Fungi of Bolivia Field Course & 2nd Field Workshop on Neotropical Polypores

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Unsure if these are the same species. They were growing on the same log as the other specimens and it show similarities in morphology: the bases were beginning to turn the same orange hue, they had a similar oblong form, and they were beginning to produce anamorphic bumps on which conidia were bein...

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sexy sp.!
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-05-09 13:32:56 JST (+0900)

i bet the red is diagnostic, but micro of spores are likely necessary to get to species. maybe Werdnus knows otherwise.