Observation 271373: Xylaria Hill ex Schrank

When: 1924-09-12

Collection location: Trinidad and Tobago [Click for map]

Who: Nicolle Omiotek (Lilmyco)

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-10-24 23:56:54 CEST (+0200)

any other ideas?

Originally identified as
By: Nicolle Omiotek (Lilmyco)
2017-03-04 03:16:43 CET (+0100)

Xylaria involuta.

Spores
By: Nicolle Omiotek (Lilmyco)
2017-03-04 03:07:59 CET (+0100)

28.2-32.0 × 6.4-9.6
germ slit about 3/4 the length of the spore.

Oooh!
By: Roo Vandegrift (Werdnus)
2017-03-04 02:37:20 CET (+0100)

Are the ascospores 18-22 × 5-7 µm, with a short, diagonal germ slit? If so, it looks like X. telfairii!