Observation 371181: Xylaria mali Fromme

Growing on a hardwood stump.

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Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: BLAST results, morphology with orange-ish tips to branches also fits. BLAST hits labelled as “hypoxylon” and “polymorpha” appear to be misidentified.
Used references: Persoh, D., Melcher, M., Graf, K., Fournier, J., Stadler, M., & Rambold, G. (2009). Molecular and morphological evidence for the delimitation of Xylaria hypoxylon. Mycologia, 101(2), 256-268.
Rogers, J. D. (1984). Xylaria acuta, Xylaria cornu-damae, and Xylaria mali in continental United States. Mycologia 76: 23–33.
Tang, A. M. C., Jeewon, R., & Hyde, K. D. (2009). A re-evaluation of the evolutionary relationships within the Xylariaceae based on ribosomal and protein-coding gene sequences. Fungal Diversity, 34, 127.

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